March 3, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Nonfatal injuries and illnesses in State and local government industries, 2008

Incidence rate of nonfatal injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers, selected State and local government industries, 2008
Industry Number of cases of injury and illness per 100 full time workers

Local government

 

Fire protection

14.8

Police protection

14.5

Nursing and residential care facilities

9.5

Hospitals

7.3

Educational services

5.5

State government

 

Nursing and residential care facilities

12.5

Hospitals

11.9

Police protection

5.9

Educational services

2.6

These data are featured in the TED article, Nonfatal injuries and illnesses in State and local government industries, 2008.

 

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