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Vital stats: Healthcare as a dangerous job

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics on workplace injuries and illnesses in 2010, the healthcare worker injury/illness incidence rate of 5.2 out of every 100 full-time workers, is well ahead of the private construction sector, manufacturing, and natural resources and mining. The OSHA Healthcare Advisor asked readers whether they considered their healthcare jobs dangerous. Here are the results.

Do you consider healthcare jobs as dangerous?

 

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