Decrease in Workplace Fatalities in 2013

REDUCED FATALITIES HIGHLIGHT PREVENTABLE DEATHS The number of workplace fatalities in the United States dropped 5% between 2012 and 2013, with 4,405 reported number of workplace fatalities compared to 4,628. The most common workplace accidents that result in...

OHSA’s New Workplace Injury Reporting Rule

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA) has revised the rules for reporting severe injuries to the agency, requiring employers to notify OHSA for any that require hospitalization. Officials expect that this will result in thousands of injury reports....