Report: 54 More Construction Deaths in 2016 vs 2015

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released the National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2016.  Among all industries, fatal work injuries rose 7% in 2016 (5,190 deaths) over 2015 (4,836 deaths).  The fatal injury rate per 100,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers also rose from 3.4 to 3.6 year over year. 

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