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40% of fatally injured workers were aged 55+ in 2016

"Workers age 55 and older accounted for 36% of all fatally injured workers in 2016, although workers in this age group comprised just 23% of all workers in 2016," according to a 2018 analysis of data from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.
       
 
 
         
Hopler, C. (2018). Workplace fatalities of older U.S. workers, including baby boomers, reach historic high. Washington, DC: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from this source.
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