New Orleans, Louisiana 2020-10-20 10:27:25 –
New Orleans – A New report According to Advisor Smith, a small business research website, Louisiana is the 13th most dangerous state for workers. Although fatal injuries in the workplace are generally increasing in the United States, worker safety varies widely from state to state based on workforce composition and safety regulations.
The report shows that:
- The case fatality rate in Louisiana was 4.9 per 100,000, but the national average was 3.4 per 100,000.
- In 2018, a total of 98 workplaces died in Louisiana.
- Industries that contribute to Louisiana’s case fatality include agriculture, oil, and natural gas.
AdvisorSmith used data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to investigate the fatal occupational accident rates in all 50 states and found the safest and most dangerous states for workers.