August 14, 2007
From 2005 to 2006, workplace homicides decreased 9 percent, to 516.
The 2006 figure was the lowest annual homicide total ever reported by the fatality census. Overall, workplace homicides have decreased more than 50 percent from the series high in 1994.
The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, part of the BLS Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities program, provides the most complete count of fatal work injuries available. For more information on fatal work injuries, see "National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2006," (PDF) (TXT) news release USDL 07-1202. Data for 2006 are preliminary. The total for 2001 excludes work-related fatalities that resulted from the September 11 terrorist attacks, which were tabulated separately.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Workplace homicides declined in 2006 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/aug/wk2/art02.htm (visited April 02, 2015).
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