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National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2009: Preliminary Results

Categories: Births/Deaths,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/cfoi_08192010.pdf

Reports on a preliminary total of 4,340 fatal work injuries in the U.S. in 2009, the smallest annual preliminary total since records began in 1992.   Attributes the lower total to economic factors and fewer total hours worked.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics.