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Workplace injuries & illnesses in 2015 [infographic]

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There were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2015, which occurred at a rate of 3 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Private industry employers reported nearly 48,000 fewer nonfatal injury and illness cases in 2015 compared to a year earlier, according to estimates from the bureau's Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII). Because of this decline, combined with an increase in reported hours worked, the total recordable cases (TRC) incidence rate fell 0.2 cases per 100 full-time workers.

Related: Catastrophic injuries in the workplace: How to prevent the 'vortex of failure'

Read more information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics below:

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