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Workplace Illness Down, But Injuries and Fatalities Up in 2021

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In late 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released data on workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities in private industry during 2021. The data includes a mix of good and bad news for workers and employers. While workplace illnesses declined sharply compared to 2020, both the number and rate of workplace injuries and fatalities increased in 2021. The rate of injury increased 6.3 percent to 2.2 million cases and the…

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