Restaurant job injuries declined in 2006, BLS says

WASHINGTON The number of foodservice workers who missed at least a day of work to recover from on-the-job injuries showed a dramatic decline in 2006, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

The total number of restaurant workers injured on the job also declined, but by a slim margin, the BLS said.

According to numbers just released by the government agency, some 60,300 restaurant workers were hurt badly enough to require a day or more off from

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