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Workplace deaths decline, except for Hispanics

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According to new federal data, 4,405 people suffered fatal work-related injuries in 2013, down from the 4,628 fatal injury count the previous year, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics stats.

The only group that saw an in­­crease in fatal injuries was Hispanic workers. Trans­­por­­ta­­tion incidents were the leading cause of workplace deaths, followed by violence and contact with objects.

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