Vigilance Key to Safer Workplaces
There were nearly 3 million on-the-job injuries in 2012, or 3.4 per 100 workers. Another 4,383 Americans died while working.
Reality cable shows like Deadliest Catch and Ax Men thrill millions of viewers with an inside look at the two most dangerous jobs in America: logging and commercial fishing. But you don’t have to get tangled in a runaway fishing net or whacked by a falling tree to get hurt on the job. Every day, 12 Americans go to work and never come home. Every year, nearly 3 million more suffer debilitating injuries. Employee or employer, you should know how to prevent workplace injuries.