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A Shocking Number of Killers Murder Their Co-workers

Homicide is the third-most-prevalent cause of workplace death.
Source: James Graham

Here’s an icebreaker for the next office party: The third leading cause of workplace death—behind “falls to a lower level” and “roadway collisions with other vehicles”—is homicide.

This sobering data point comes courtesy of the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics study on fatal occupational injuries. What’s behind all this shooting (the leading m.o. of workplace

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