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Deadliest jobs in America for 2019 revealed

Deadliest jobs in America for 2019 revealed
The deadliest jobs in the U.S. for 2019 were the highest in 12 years, with glaring racial disparities among the U.S. Department of Labor statistics.

7%, while Hispanic and Latinx workers saw a 20% leap, Black and African-American deaths jumped 28%, and Asian-American fatalities grew by 59%, as the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) pointed out.“Why are workplace deaths increasing so much faster for Black workers, Latinx workers and Asian American workers?Demographically, workers over age 55 were 38% of all workplace fatalities, the BLS said in a statement summarizing the findings.That was up from 1992, when just 20% of workplace fatalities were among those aged 55 and over.

Resident military fatalities dropped by 21%, the BLS said.Semi trucks travel along I94 on June 21, 2019 near Lake forest, Illinois.

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