According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, fatal work injuries in 2019 (the latest data available) were the highest they’ve been since 2007. Fatalities among workers age 55 and over increased 8% from 1,863 in 2018 to 2,005 in 2019 — the largest number ever recorded for this age group.
Register now for the OMA’s Jan. 14 safety webinar, which will spotlight OSHA Emphasis Programs, inspections and employee complaints. Learn more and register here. 1/5/2021