New numbers show more workplace injuries and illnesses were reported in Virginia from those in government jobs than in the private sector in 2007.
According to a Virginia Department of Labor and Industry report released last week, 104,200 workers were injured or became ill on the job in 2007.
Of those, 5.2 of every 100 full-time workers in state and local government jobs reported an injury or illness, compared to 3.2 per 100 private employees.
The 37th annual survey of job-related injuries and illnesses was done in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the U.S. Department of Labor.
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