Minnesota Workplace Injury Rate Hits All-Time Low Level
The Minnesota workplace injury rate has reached an all-time low level.
That's according to the annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses.
Minnesota's estimated workplace injury and illness rate for 2017 is at its lowest rate since the measurement started in 1973.
The survey estimated Minnesota had 72,500 workers with OSHA-recordable nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2017, compared to 73,600 estimated cases for 2016.
The most common injury events were falls on the same level and being struck by objects or equipment.