On-the-job fatalities up in Washington year over year

The latest Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries news release for Washington is now available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics at www.bls.gov/regions/west/newsrelease/fatalworkinjuries_washington.htm.

Of note in the report, fatal work injuries totaled 86 in 2014 for Washington, up 30 from the previous year. Fatal occupational injuries in the state have ranged from a high of 128 in 1996 to a low of 56 in 2013.

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