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Injuries and illnesses, 2004.

Goods-producing industries as a whole had an injury and illness rate of 6.5 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers, while service-providing industries as a whole had a rate of 4.2 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers. Both of these rates declined by 0.2 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers from the rates reported for 2003.

Among the goods-producing industry sectors, incidence rates during 2004 ranged from 3.8 cases per 100 fulltime workers in mining to 6.6 cases per 100 full-time workers in manufacturing. Within the service-providing industry sectors, incidence rates ranged from 0.9 cases per 100 full-time workers in the finance and insurance sector to 7.3 cases per 100 full-time workers in transportation and warehousing. Additional information is available from "Workplace injuries and illnesses in 2004," news release USDL 05-2195.
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Title Annotation:Labor Month In Review; occupational injuries and illness data
Publication:Monthly Labor Review
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Dec 1, 2005
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