Workplace Fatalities Decline

Workplace Fatalities Decline

A total of 5,147 fatal workplace fatalities were recorded in the United States in 2017, down slightly from theĀ 5,190 fatal injuries reported in 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported today. The fatal injury rate also decreased from 3.6 percent in 2016 to...
Workers Leaving Their Jobs at Historic Rate

Workers Leaving Their Jobs at Historic Rate

Boom times equate to what the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) calls “the quits rate” in an accelerated way. Roughly 3.5 million Americans quit their jobs every month in search of better pay and/or better commute times, the highest level since 2001....
OSHA Announces Increase in Workplace Fatalities

OSHA Announces Increase in Workplace Fatalities

The Bureau of Labor Statisticsā€™ Census of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries reports there were 5,190 workplace fatalities in 2016, a 7-percent increase from 2015. The fatal injury rate also increased from 3.4 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers in 2015 to 3.6 in...