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Workplace deaths down overall, but spikes appear in some categories

After a one-time jump of 7% from 2015 to 2016, the number of workplace deaths fell slightly in 2017.

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Workplace deaths up slightly; fatality rate down a little

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says 4,836 workplace deaths were recorded in the U.S. in 2015, a slight increase from 4,821 in 2014.  [Read more…]

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Workplace deaths decreased in 2011 … or did they?

Preliminary numbers from the federal government show the number of workers who died on the job in 2011 declined from the year before. But the report comes with a big asterisk. [Read more…]

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Revised stats: Workplace deaths in U.S. increase

It’s official: More workers died in the U.S. in 2010 than in 2009. [Read more…]

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Top 10 safest U.S. cities

Is Minneapolis safer than Denver? How about New York City versus Seattle? Forbes magazine has ranked the top 10 safest cities in the U.S. [Read more…]

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