There's a very interesting report at
Five industries accounted for almost one third of all injured persons: truck transportation, educational services, chemical manufacturing, utilities, and food manufacturing, but of particular concern is their finding that
"Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325) (23%) was the industry with the most incidents; however, the number of chemical incidents in chemical manufacturing decreased substantially over time (R2 = 0.78), whereas the educational services category (R2 = 0.65) and crop production category (R2 = 0..61) had a consistently increasing trend."
The nine states in the study are Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.
Division of Chemical Health and Safety
American Chemical Society
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