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Injury and illness rates decline in 2015; high injury rate for nursing assistants

11/10/2016

Severe occupational injuries and illnesses decreased in 2015 to 94 cases per 10,000 private-sector workers and were about unchanged for state and local government workers. Injury and illness rates for private sector heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers and nursing assistants declined.
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Employer-reported injury and illness rate declined to 3.0 cases per 100 workers in 2015

10/27/2016

The approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2015 resulted in a decline in the incidence rate to 3.0 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers, compared to 3.2 cases in 2014.
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Preliminary count of 4,679 fatal work injuries in 2014, higher than 2013 revised total

09/17/2015

The preliminary count of fatal occupational injuries in the U.S. was 4,679 in 2014, 2 percent higher than the revised total of 4,585 in 2013. Fatal work injuries in private goods-producing industries rose 9 percent in 2014.
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Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

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