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Mass. jobs report urges tougher safety rules

48 workers in the state died on the job in 2013

A new report by labor and workplace safety advocates says that 48 Massachusetts workers died on the job in 2013 and calls for increased regulation.

The report, titled “Dying for Work,” was prepared by the Massachusetts AFL-CIO, an umbrella group of unions; and the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, a nonprofit that advocates for improved working conditions in the state.

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