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.
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After a one-time jump of 7% from 2015 to 2016, the number of workplace deaths fell slightly in 2017.
The number of workplace deaths increased by 2% from 2013 to 2014, according to the federal government. A preliminary total of 4,679 work fatalities were reported in the U.S. in 2014.
The federal government has reported the smallest annual total of workplace deaths since the census of occupational injuries was started.
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.
We’re about to enter the time of year when we have the most daylight. It’s a good time to remind workers that if they don’t use proper eye protection, they may not be able to enjoy seeing that extra daylight.
After two years of increases, the government reports workplace fatalities decreased in 2012 compared to 2011.
The federal government has released its revised, final number of workplace fatalities in the U.S. for 2013. The overall number is down from the previous year, but not by much.
Previously, we looked at the causes of workplace fatalities in 2008 according to government figures. Now, let’s take a look at where the deaths are occurring.
Nonfatal workplace injuries among private industry employers in 2008 fell 8% from the previous year.
An employee says he was injured at work. But wait: He had previously suffered a similar injury and was being treated for it. Does the employee get workers’ comp benefits for the injury?
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says the number and rate of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses declined from 2015 to 2016.
Yes, there are apps for workplace safety, including OSHA’s first one. But overall, there aren’t many that are free or inexpensive.
Store clerk grabs robber’s gun, fight breaks out, clerk shoots robber, robber still tries to grab cash drawer, clerk tackles robber, robber flees. All on video.
(Infographic) When used responsibly, prescription drugs can help people lead healthier lives. However, when they’re abused, they can be fatal, leading to more deaths in the U.S. than car crashes. An infographic from the National Safety Council lays out the scope of the problem.
What would be the first thing that crossed your mind if someone reported an injured worker? It would probably be, “Oh ****.” And that’s part of the reason why Tasmania has named its new workplace health and safety campaign …