Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Construction Injuries Down, But Fatalities Up

                   The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released data on injuries and deaths in construction industry mishaps shows a decline from an injury rate of 3.9 injuries per 100 full time workers in 2011 to 3.7 per 100 full time workers in 2012. However, the number of construction workplace fatalities increased 5% over the same one year period, to a total of 775.
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