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Workplace safety

Fatal work injuries in Minnesota, 1991-2008 [1]

Description

Year
Average cost
Median cost
Total cost
($millions)
1998 $5,830 $3,310 $30.8
1999 6,010 3,420 34.7
2000 6,490 3,740 42.2
2001 6,910 3,620 44.6
2002 7,130 3,700 44.2
2003 6,940 3,560 40.7
2004 6,020 3,530 37.3

1. Data is from the Department of Labor and Industry claims database. The cost figures are "developed," meaning they are estimates (based on observed historical rates of claim development) of what the final numbers will be when all the cost data is reported. Costs are adjusted for average wage growth between the respective year and 2004.

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