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WORKPLACE INJURIES   •  Apr 2021  •  Volume 10 / Number 8

Understanding latency in fatal occupational injuries

Understanding latency in fatal occupational injuries

In 2019, 5,333 people died as a result of injuries that occurred at work. Although some fatal injuries result in death on the same day, there are a substantial number of cases that have some latency, or delay between the date of injury and the date of death. This Beyond the Numbers article presents information on these latent cases.

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