Out of 2 billion workers worldwide, the International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates that over 317 million injuries occur each year that require more than four days absence. Moreover, 320,000 people are killed at work each year, although a mere 22,000 of these deaths are reported to the ILO thro...
Nearly 30 million Americans are exposed to dangerous levels of noise in the workplace, and occupational hearing loss affects large numbers of Washington workers across a variety of workplaces. Sometimes permanent hearing loss occurs all at once from a single, isolated incident (such as a worker bein...