Workplace injury and illness rates by industry in 2007
October 27, 2008
Between 2006 and 2007, the workplace injury and illness incidence rate declined in 5 of the 19 private industry sectors and was statistically unchanged in the remaining 14 industry sectors.
The industry sectors with declines were agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting; mining; construction; manufacturing; and health care and social assistance.
Overall, the incidence rate for private industry decreased from 4.4 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers in 2006 to 4.2 cases in 2007..
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Workplace injury and illness rates by industry in 2007 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/oct/wk4/art01.htm (visited July 28, 2017).
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