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Preventing Injuries: Common Accidents & Reducing Physical Demands of the Job

Posted by Marty Watts on Aug 26, 2016 7:30:00 AM

OSHA estimates that businesses spend $170 billion annually due to on the job illnesses and injuries, and that around 3.7 million employees are hurt every year. Many companies treat workplace injuries as an annoyance that just suddenly occurs. However, workplace injuries do not just happen as they are often preventable and predictable. Data from the Injury Impact Report reveals the most common occupational injuries and accidents.

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Topics: Preventing Injuries

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