Tag: Bureau of Labor Statistics
New Research Aims To Prevent Workplace Fatalities
Despite efforts to reduce injury and death on the job, workplace fatalities increased in 2021, with more than 5,000 workers dying.
Active Shooter Training Needed In The Workplace
More than a third of employed Americans are not confident they know what to do if an active shooter enters a building they are in, according to a new poll.
IFMA Foundation Introduces New Chair, Board Of Trustees
The IFMA Foundation's executive committee includes chair Nancy Johnson Sanquist, IFMA Fellow and Vice President of Global Strategic Marketing for Planon.
4,679 Workers Died On The Job In 2014
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?
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
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
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.