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Retail Industry Slip and Fall Fatalities

31 Dec

When it comes to slip and fall fatalities, the retail sector is among the top 5 deadliest U.S. business sectors. From 2002 to 2012, fatal slip and fall accidents increased a reported 66%. That number is from the U.S. Bureau for Labor Statistics, and it represents the most recently available data. What it means: Retailers are wise to take a hard look at employee training programs, operations protocols, and other elements of doing business that might have an impact on employee safety. Then, they ought to make improvements accordingly.