November 03, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Declines in occupational illnesses and injuries in 2008

Nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses, 20032008
Year Nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses, total recordable cases
Number of cases Incidence rate per 100 full-time workers

2003

4,365,200 5.0

2004

4,257,300 4.8

2005

4,214,200 4.6

2006

4,085,400 4.4

2007

4,002,700 4.2

2008

3,696,100 3.9

These data featured in the TED article, Declines in occupational illnesses and injuries in 2008.

 

 

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