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Work Injuries 4,821 Total work-related deaths Reported ~13 deaths every day. in 2014 What are the most dangerous industries? Agriculture, fishing, forestry, and hunting sector (24.7)* 6 2 Mining (14.1)* 3 Warehousing and transportation (12.3)* 4 Construction (9.2)* *Death rates per 100,000 employees Construction's "Fatal Four" of worker fatalities in the private industry were in construction. The leading causes of worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry: Falls Electrocution Struck by object Caught-in/between Eliminating the "Fatal Four" would save 545 workers' lives in America every year. Did You Know? Injured employees may be entitled to more than just Workers' Compensation. Third parties such as equipment manufacturers, contractors or subcontractors, etc. may be held liable in certain situations, allowing injured employees the right to collect additional financial compensation. What to do if injured on the job: 1 2 3 Contact an Report the injury immediately to the employer. Get the medical help that you need. Keep all documentation about the injury. attorney to determine your rights to additional compensation. SOURCES https://www.injurylawyer.com/practice-areas/workers-compensation-lawyer/ https://www.osha.gov/oshstats/commonstats.html http://www.bls.gov/iif/ http://www.bls.gov/iif/oshwc/cfoi/all_worker.pdf http://www.nsc.org/learn/safety-knowledge/Pages/injury-facts-occupational- illness-injury-faqs.aspx R THE ROTHENBERG LAW FIRM LILP A PROUD HISTORY OF SUCCESS 800-624-8888 InjuryLawyer.com

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Content Summary for The Work Injury Infographic Work Injuries Reported in 2014: 4,821 total work related deaths (more than 92 a week or more than 13 deaths every day). What are the most dangerous i...

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