Business trends reshape workplace injuries and illnesses

Shepherd, Leah Carlson
June 2007
Employee Benefit News;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p1
The article explores how economic and demographic trends affect workplace injuries and illnesses in the U.S. Industries such as manufacturing, retail and health care suffer the highest employee injury rates. The top causes of workplace injuries are outlined. It presents an overview of the action taken by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration in line with employers with high injury and illness rates.


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