Here’s a study that gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “not safe for work.”
Business.org has compiled a list of the 10 most dangerous places for workers, based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data analyzing fatal workplace injuries across the country.
The results may surprise you:
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
- Washington, D.C.
- West Virginia
And the 10 safest states for workers?
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- Rhode Island
The data suggest an important takeaway for business owners, according to Business.org.
“Business owners face a lot of challenges when building a successful and thriving business,” the website stated. “Creating a safe workplace is one of those considerations that just can’t be ignored. Fortunately, as a business owner, you can impact the safety of the workplace, even if you do business in one of the dangerous states on our list.”