Posts Tagged ‘ Massachusetts Department of Public Health ’

Construction Workers Account for 25 Percent of Massachusetts’ Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths

Aug 17th, 2018

Construction and extraction workers accounted for more than 24 percent of all opioid-related deaths among Massachusetts’ working population from 2011 to 2015, accounting for 1,096 deaths out of a total of 4,302 opioid-related deaths. The opioid-related death rate for all those employed in the construction and extraction occupations was six times the average rate, according […]

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