Workplace Injuries Up 7.5%

Private industry employers reported 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2022, up 7.5% from 2021 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). The increase comes from a rise in both injuries up 4.5% and illnesses up 26.1%. The jump in illnesses can be credited to the rise in respiratory illness cases, up 35.4%, following a […]