Hurt On the Job? You Have a Right to a Safe Workplace

Millions of Americans tune into reality TV shows like Deadliest Catch and Big Timber for an inside look at the two most dangerous jobs in America: logging and commercial fishing. And even though logging was America’s most deadly job in 2021 at 82.2 deaths per 100,000 workers, you don’t have to get tangled in a runaway fishing net or whacked by a falling tree to get hurt on the job.  Every day, 14 Americans go to work and never come home. Every year, 2.6 million more suffer debilitating injuries. All workers deserve a safe workplace and yet, the number of fatal work injuries increase