State on-the-job deaths rise 6% in ’11

93 workers killed, up from 88 in ’10

Posted: November 4, 2012 at 2:57 a.m.

On-the-job deaths in Arkansas climbed by 6 percent in 2011, even though the nation as a whole saw work-related fatalities decline by 2 percent, according to state and federal labor department reports.

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Business, Pages 69 on 11/04/2012


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