Workplace Fatalities Plunged in 2009

Last year saw a sharp decline in on-the-job injuries in the United States, mainly because there were fewer jobs. Workplace fatalities due to injuries plunged 17% to 4,340 in 2009, The Wall Street Journal reported. That%u2019s the lowest since records began 18 years ago.

Deaths drop, suicides spike at work

Workplace deaths are down 10 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Unfortunately, the number of suicides jumped 28 percent in 2008,...