Tag: fatal work injuries
ASSP Sees Uncertainty In Workplace Fatality Report
Despite the reported decline in fatal work injuries, a worker still lost their life due to a work-related injury every two hours in 2020.
Fatal Overdoses At Work Increase For Sixth Consecutive Year
Unintentional overdoses at work increased by 12 percent in 2018—the sixth consecutive annual increase and a reflection of the broader opioid crisis facing the nation.
FM Alert: OSHA Requests Shipyard Safety Information
OSHA is seeking information on the safe access and egress of vessels, buildings, and other structures in shipyard employment; use of fall and falling object protection; and erection, use, and dismantling of scaffolding systems.
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.