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Arkansas, Louisiana, and West Virginia Have Highest Rates of Workplace Deaths in Southeastern U.S.

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), researchers found that one U.S. region with a particularly high fatal injury rate is the Southeast with 5.2 work-related injury deaths per 100,000 workers, compared with 3.8 nationwide. To …

Wisconsin Workplace Deaths Decline

New data shows the number of workplace deaths is declining in Wisconsin. Ninety-six people died in work-related incidents in 2013 – down from 114 deaths the year before. A sharp drop in violent occupational deaths is highlighted in the data …

Michigan Workplace Deaths Show Slight Dip in 2011

A report says fewer people died in the workplace across Michigan last year compared to 2010. The Michigan Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program reported Tuesday that 141 workers died on the job in 2011 — four fewer than in …

Washington Reports Historic Low in 2011 Workplace Deaths

After years of steady decline, deaths in Washington state due to fatal workplace injuries fell to 51 in 2011, the lowest number of work-related deaths in the state‚Äôs history. The deaths are reported in the Washington FACE 2011 Work-Related Fatalities …