Data: Manufacturing Fatalities Down 28% Since 2003

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and its most recent data, the number of fatal work injuries in the private manufacturing industry declined 28% from 2003 to 2017, the latest year available. In 2017, the leading causes of fatalities at manufacturing sites were transportation-related incidents, along with contact with objects and equipment.

As a reminder, OMA members can regularly participate in safety-related webinars presented by the OMA’s Connections Partners. 10/7/2019