Graph of the Day for February 4, 2010

"The Bush administration took office in January 2001 and promptly began its assault on workers and workplace safety. Siding with its corporate allies, the administration has refused to require important workplace protections and has even rolled back laws that were in place."  AFSCME, May 2004.


Source:  US Dept. of Labor.


Hoven's Index for February 4, 2010


Causes of workplace fatalities in 2007, by percentage:

Transportation & highway:  42%

Contact with objects & equipment:  16%

Assaults, violence, & homicide:  15%

Falls:  15%

Harmful substances or environment:  9%

Fires and explosions:  3%


Source:  US Dept. of Labor.


Graph of the Day Archive.

"The Bush administration took office in January 2001 and promptly began its assault on workers and workplace safety. Siding with its corporate allies, the administration has refused to require important workplace protections and has even rolled back laws that were in place."  AFSCME, May 2004.


Source:  US Dept. of Labor.


Hoven's Index for February 4, 2010


Causes of workplace fatalities in 2007, by percentage:

Transportation & highway:  42%

Contact with objects & equipment:  16%

Assaults, violence, & homicide:  15%

Falls:  15%

Harmful substances or environment:  9%

Fires and explosions:  3%


Source:  US Dept. of Labor.


Graph of the Day Archive.

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