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Occupational injuries and fatalities in the construction industry cost California residents $2.9 billion between 2008 and 2010, a new Public Citizen report shows.
A panel of global experts on health and economics are warning that the tobacco industry is having a devastating impact on productivity, trade, and the global economy. According to the new edition of The Tobacco Atlas, during 2000–2004, the value of cigarettes sold in the United States alone averaged $71 billion per year, while cigarette smoking was responsible for an estimated $193 billion in annual health-related economic losses.
Safety advocates will not be throwing a going away party for Cass Sunstein, who recently stepped down as administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).
European trade unions are expressing disappointment in the recently concluded United Nations Earth Summit held in Rio, Brazil.
Most of us expect vision problems to wield a monetary blow not only on people living with the condition but also on the U.S. economy.
The direct and indirect costs of occupational injury and illness in the U.S. amount to $250 billion, according a a recent study.