New Protocol Classifies and Limits Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

Work-related fatalities in the United States dropped slightly in 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – but even so, on-the-job deaths remained high with 4,383 lives lost, or 3.2 fatalities per 100,000 full-time workers. While nearly any job comes with some risk of work-related injuries, certain jobs are much more hazardous than others. …