- Associated Press - Friday, January 9, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A new survey of Utah workers shows there were slightly fewer on-the-job injuries and illnesses in 2013 than in 2012.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there were 3.4 nonfatal injuries and illnesses for every 100 full-time workers in 2013.

In 2012, that rate was slightly higher at 3.5 injuries or illnesses.

The Deseret News reports (https://bit.ly/1tOBqip ) The Bureau of Labor Statistics surveyed more than 2,500 public and private sector workers in Utah to come up with the rates.

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Information from: Deseret News, https://www.deseretnews.com

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