NU Online News Service, Nov. 19, 3:00 p.m. EST

Since the 1970 enactment of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), workplace injuries are sharply down, but compliance remains spotty and easily-preventable deaths continue, according to a Workers Compensation Research Institute report.

The report, written by Michael Silverstein, M.D., assistant director for Industrial Safety and Health in the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, is part of a compilation of 13 workers’ comp reports, titled, “Workers’ Compensation: Where Have We Come From? Where Are We Going?”

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