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Arkansas Department of Labor.

The Arkansas Department of Labor reported a drop in nonfatal work-related illnesses and injuries for the 12th consecutive year The rate of work-related illnesses or injuries fell from 5.1 cases for every 100 workers in private industry in 2003 to 4.7 for every 100 workers in 2004. 2005 figures will be released next fall.

The highest rates of work-related injuries or illnesses were in health care and social assistance with 6.7 cases per 100 workers. Finance and insurance saw the lowest rate with 0.6 cases for every 100 workers.
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Title Annotation:Business Briefs
Publication:Arkansas Business
Date:Jan 9, 2006
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