AFL-CIO http://kplu.org en Number of on-the-job deaths falls, Wash. ranks third lowest http://kplu.org/post/number-job-deaths-falls-wash-ranks-third-lowest <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington state seems to be a safer place for workers than most other places in the country. A new report says the state has the third lowest workplace fatality rate in the nation.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Hampshire had the lowest workplace death rate, followed by Rhode Island, then Washington. The three states with the highest on-the-job death rates were North Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana.</span></p> Wed, 08 May 2013 00:26:25 +0000 Ashley Gross 8698 at http://kplu.org Number of on-the-job deaths falls, Wash. ranks third lowest