Monday, August 23, 2010

Workplace Fatalities Preliminary Results

On August 19, 2010 the US Department of Labor announced that preliminary results show that workplace fatalities for 2009 are below 2008. These results show a decline in workplace fatalities in 2009 compared with 2008.

Last year, 4,340 workers died from work-related injuries, down from a final count of 5,214 fatal work injuries in 2008.

For more information, please check out the press release on the OSHA site.

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