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NIOSH Challenges the Food Manufacturing Industry to Improve Lockout / Tagout Programs

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Nov 4, 2014 11:15:00 AM

Workers in the food manufacturing industry have a higher rate of illness and injury than other private industry workers—an incidence rate of 5.4 per 100 workers, compared to an overall private industry rate of 3.4 per 100 workers, based on 2012 data. During the same year, food manufacturers suffered 41 fatalities and more than 18,000 lost-time injuries.

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Topics: Improve Lockout / Tagout Programs for the food ind, NIOSH Food Manufacturing Industry, lockout/tagout programs for the food manufacturing

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