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BLS: Nonfatal injuries and illnesses in private sector down slightly, but respiratory illness cases rise dramatically

Washington — Nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses in the U.S private sector, as well as the nonfatal injury and illness rate, decreased slightly in 2020. However, estimated injuries and illnesses that resulted in at least one day of lost work soared by nearly a third amid the COVID-19 pandemic, data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows.
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Delta-8 THC and the workforce

Legal? Illegal? Here’s what’s known
Use of delta-8 THC, a chemical compound that occurs naturally in marijuana, is on the rise. "From the employer lens, the concern is that these products can cause impairment, and they're also not being regulated," one observer cautions.
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