Business & Finance: Safety

Of the 15 major industries, which is the safest, which the most dangerous? The National Industrial Conference Board studied 1,725 establishments, employing 1,221,094 persons; reported last week that the textile industry is safest (31.48 accidents per thousand workers, per year).

Mining is most dangerous (184.76 per thousand). The list in order of safety is: textiles, chemistry, cement, automobiles, food, power press work, petroleum, rubber, public utilities, paper & pulp, quarries, construction, packing & tanning, woodworking, mining.

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