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Preventing Carpal Tunnel, Muscle Strains, Fall Downs and other Workplace Injuries

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 3 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported in 2015 alone. The most common type of workplace injuries/events that lead to injury include: Slips, trips and falls Overexertion in lifting or lowering (which often leads to muscle sprains or tears) Being struck by an object Electrocutions -->

Surprising Facts about Workplace Injuries

An infographic featured on the National Safety Council website outlines the scary and surprising reality of workplace injury. You may be surprised by the following: • Every 7 seconds a worker is hurt on the job. eligibility_for_workers_compensation.jpg • 12,900 workers are hurt on the job every day. • The most common types of workplace injuries -->