NATIONAL CENSUS OF FATAL OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES IN 2016

Sad news as the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the fatal work injuries.

There were a total of 5,190 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2016,      a 7-percent increase from the 4,836 fatal injuries reported in 2015

This is the third consecutive increase in annual workplace fatalities and the first time more than 5,000 fatalities have been recorded by the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) since 2008.

The fatal injury rate increased to 3.6 per 100,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers from 3.4 in 2015, the highest rate since 2010.

National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

 

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