December 23, 2002
The incidence rate for injuries and illnesses in goods-producing industries fell from 8.6 per 100 full-time workers in 2000 to 7.9 in 2001.
The incidence rate in service-producing industries remained unchanged between 2000 and 2001 at 5.1 per 100 full-time workers. The incidence rate in goods-producing industries has declined 29 percent since 1995, while the rate in the services-producing industries has dropped 24 percent.
Among goods-producing industries, manufacturing had the highest incidence rate in 2001—8.1 cases per 100 full-time workers. Within the service-producing sector, the highest incidence rate was reported for transportation and public utilities—6.9 cases per 100 full-time workers.
The BLS Injuries, Illnesses and Fatalities Program produced these data. Find more information on occupational injuries and illnesses in 2001 in "Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in 2001," news release USDL 02-687.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Injuries and illnesses in goods-producing and service-producing industries in 2001 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2002/dec/wk4/art01.htm (visited May 24, 2015).
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