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Total of 5,147 fatal work injuries in 2017, down slightly from 2016

12/18/2018

A total of 5,147 workers died from a work-related injury in the U.S. in 2017, down slightly from the 2016 total of 5,190. The fatal injury rate was 3.5 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers, also down from 3.6 in 2016.
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Employer-reported injury and illness rate declined to 2.8 cases per 100 workers in 2017

11/08/2018

About 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in 2017, occurring at a rate of 2.8 cases per 100 full-time workers. Both the number of injuries and illnesses and the rate of these cases declined from 2016.
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  • November 2019 - Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses (2018 data)
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