December 8, 2023
Safety Group Urges New Worker Protections After BLS Finds 2022 Injury Rise
The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) is pressing the Department of Labor to take new steps to protect workers from a wide range of hazards, in particular through “system-wide actions” like training and enforcement boosts, after the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found a 7.5 percent annual increase in workplace injuries and illnesses for 2022. BLS’ annual report on results of its Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, released Nov. 8, says private-sector employers “reported 2.8 million...
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