Bureau of Labor Statistics

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BLS: Injury, illness rate drops again

Washington – The rate of work-related injuries and illnesses in private industry declined in 2013, continuing a nearly unbroken downward trend spanning more than a decade, according to the latest estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Commentary says BLS undercounts injuries, illnesses

Washington – Injuries and illnesses are “significantly” undercounted in the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ annual survey, declares a commentary printed in a special issue of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.
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WHY ARE INJURIES INCREASING?

Safety for temporary workers

The temp workforce is growing – and so is the number of injuries
The temporary workforce in the United States is growing, as is the number of stories of temp workers being injured or killed on the job. Safety+Health examines the challenges of ensuring the safety of temporary workers, and the steps stakeholder groups and OSHA are taking to address the issue.
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