Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses of Workers Aged 14 and Older, by Sex and Age,* 2006
|Age Group||Percent of Workers|
|55 Years and Older||15.8%||12.2%|
*Percentages do not equal 100 because age was not reported in 1.1 percent of cases and rounding.↑
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Case and Demographic Characteristics for Work-related Injuries and Illnesses Involving Days Away From Work, Supplemental Tables, 2006. [Table 1b] http://bls.gov/iif/oshcdnew.htm, accessed 01/28/08.