Labor Dept: SC ranked 13th in US for workers killed on the job in '03 - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Labor Dept: SC ranked 13th in US for workers killed on the job in '03

(Columbia-AP) Sept. 23, 2004 - A new report from the US Labor Department says 114 workers were killed on the job in South Carolina last year.

South Carolina's death rate was the 13th highest in the United States last year.

The 114 deaths were up seven from 2002.

One-third of the deaths in South Carolina occurred on the road. Officials say 38 workers died in transportation accidents.

Twenty-seven workers were homicide victims.

posted 9:21am by Chris Rees

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