More died on the job in Texas last year
POSTED: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 6:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 9:15pm
On-the-job fatalities jumped nearly 23 percent across Texas last year
Houston — Fewer workers died on the job last year across the nation, but that wasn't the case in Texas.
On-the-job fatalities jumped nearly 23 percent across the state last year, according to preliminary data released Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Nearly all of the increase came from a spike in the number of transportation-related deaths. To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/jobs/article/More-died-on-the-job-in-Texas-last-year-4760806.php?cmpid=businesshcat