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4,679 Workers Died On The Job In 2014

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The rate of fatal work injuries in 2014 was 3.3 per 100,000 full-time workers, the same as the final rate for 2013, according to preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Friday Funny: Super Bowl Winners Based On Labor Stats?

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Team whose fan base has higher employment has won 20 of last 25 Super Bowls; Seattle—with a 5.3% jobless rate—will be the Super Bowl winners for second year in a row, according to RiseSmart study.

Workforce Study Hints At Possible Talent Drought In Certain Skill Sets

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Eighty-five percent of employers report difficulty finding qualified new hires according to Fluke Corporation study. While growth in HVAC and electrical jobs increases, a gap persists between job requirements and available skills.

Workplace Deaths Decline, but Suicides on the Rise

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A report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that workplace-related fatalities fell by 10 percent in 2008. Last year there were 5,071 fatal work injuries in the U.S., down from 5,657 deaths in 2007. The new fatality figure represents the smallest total since the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries program was initiated in 1992. The new rate is 3.6 fatal work injuries per 100,000 full-time workers, down from 4 fatal work injuries per 100,000 last year.