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October 2005, Vol. 128, No. 10
Fatal occupational injuries among Asian workers
Jessica R. Sincavage
Economist, Division of Foreign Labor Statistics, Office of Productivity and Technology, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
During the 5-year period between 1999 and 2003, 775 people of Asian descent suffered a fatal work injury; this is equal to 3 percent of all fatal work injuries during this period; more than half of the fatalities resulted from an assault or violent act.
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