In local news:

The Bureau of Labor Statistics, in its Census of Fatal Occupational injuries, found that 120 Louisiana workers died on the job in 2014. That figure is lower than the 2013 count of 144 fatalities. Industries reporting the most fatalities last year were trade, transportation and utilities with 37, followed by natural resources and mining with 23, construction with 19, government with 12, professional and business services with seven and manufacturing with seven. Non-fatal injury counts in 2013 were the lowest in the nation next to Washington D.C.

Read more from CityBusiness here. Access the BLS data here.

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