November 04, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Illnesses and injuries among State and local government workers in 2008

Incidence rates of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses, State and local government industries, 2008
Industry Incidence rate per 100 full-time workers
State government Local government


4.7 7.0

Educational services

2.6 5.5


11.9 7.3

Nursing and residential care facilities

12.5 9.5

Justice, public order, and safety activities

6.1 12.3

These data featured in the TED article, Illnesses and injuries among State and local government workers in 2008.




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