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Jan 19, 2018

Fatal Workplace Injuries Increase by 7 Percent

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For the third consecutive year workplace fatalities have increased according to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2016, the most recent year for statistics, 5,190 workplace fatalities were reported (a 7-percent increase from 2015). There were 5,190 workplace fatalities in the United States compared to 4,836 in [...]

Feb 10, 2015

Deadliest Jobs in the U.S.

By |February 10th, 2015|deadliest jobs, fishermen, jernlaw, lumberjacks, pilots, Uncategorized, workers' comp|0 Comments

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, lumberjacks, fishermen and pilots have the highest risk of death while working. Data collected in 2013 showed that for every 100,000 loggers over 80 were killed on the job; for every 100,000 fishermen over 60 were killed on the job; for every 100,000 pilots and flight engineers over [...]