Fatal work injuries hold steady, Pennsylvania ranked 6th in fatalities

The United State Department of Labor and Industry released data today that confirmed 4,679 fatal injuries in the workplace in 2014.  That number is essentially the same as 2013, in which here were 4,585 fatal injuries, but 2014 saw more an increase in total work hours.  The rate of 3.3 fatalities to 100,000 full time equivalent was unchanged from 2013 to 2014. The areas of occupation that reported the larger increases are significant industries in Pennsylvania.  Those areas are:  Mining…

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