By James L. Curtis, Adam R. Young, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis:  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its annual National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (National Census), concluding that the fatal work injury rate in 2018 remained at 3.5 per 100,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers. 

Commenting on the BLS National Census,
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By James L. Curtis and Craig B. Simonsen

A recently published study presented at a National Occupational Injury Research Symposium found that Hispanic or foreign-born construction workers were over sixty percent more likely to have fatal falls from roofs than most other workers!

The study, Fatal Falls from Roofs Among U.S. Construction Workers, was published in the Journal of


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