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Employer-reported injury and illness rate declined to 2.9 cases per 100 workers in 2016

11/09/2017

Nearly 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016 included 892,300 severe cases requiring days away from work. The count (118,050 cases) and rate (94.9 cases per 10,000 full-time workers) of severe cases fell in manufacturing but was unchanged for overall private industry.
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Total of 4,836 fatal work injuries in 2015, highest since 2008

12/16/2016

A total of 4,836 workers died from a work-related injury in the U.S. in 2015, the highest annual figure since 2008. Nearly 20 percent of fatally-injured workers were employed in the private construction industry.
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