Bureau Labor of Statistics and OSHA and Extreme Temperature Hazards
Discussion Board Question 1
The Department of Labor maintains statistics on different incidents involving activities within the workplace environment. Employee safety statistics form one of the most important form of employee data, primarily due to its role in facilitating improvement in laws related to workplace safety and employee health. In particular, statistics from incidents involving fatalities from accidents help policy-makers and the employers take further steps in improving the safety of employees, particularly in cases where such statistics indicate a higher rate of fatalities compared to other sectors in the economy.