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July/August 2007, Vol. 130, No. 7
Railroad-related work injury fatalities
Economist, Office of Safety, Health and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC.
The setting for a fatal injury rate more than double the rate for all workers, railroads are hazardous workplaces, especially for brake, signal, and switch operators; rail vehicles pose hazards even to workers in nonrailroad occupations.
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