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June 2012

Industry shifts in hours and nonfatal work injuries and illnesses, 2003-2008

Alexander Measure

Three separate approaches show that shifts in shares of hours worked across industries explain just a small portion of declines in injury and illness rates from 2003 to 2008.

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