Workplace Accidents Stats

October 3, 2019

About 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in 2017, occurring at a rate of 2.8 cases per 100 full-time workers. Each year 6 million workers suffer non-fatal workplace injuries at an annual cost to U.S. businesses of more than $125 billion.

5 Most Common Workplace Accidents

  • Slips, Trips And Falls. ...

  • Being Caught In Or Struck By Moving Machinery.

  • Transportation And Vehicle-Related Accidents.

  • Fire And Explosions.

  • Overexertion And Repetitive Stress Injuries.

Common accidents and injuries in the workplace:

  • Slips, trips and falls. ...

  • Muscle strains. ...

  • Being hit by falling objects. ...

  • Repetitive strain injury. ...

  • Car crashes and collisions. ...

  • Cuts and lacerations. ...

  • Inhaling toxic fumes. ...

  • Exposure to loud noise.

If you have suffered a workplace injury and need a workers comp doctor contact any of the Brooklyn Injury Clinics listed here: New York Workers Compensation Doctors




Top workers' compensation physicians and car accident doctors in New York, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Long Island.


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