Stats

In the U.S. during 2016, there were:

5,190 work injury fatalities.

2,857,400 work injuries in private companies.

892,300 injuries requiring missed work.

8 days was the average amount of work days lost from a work injury.

317,530 work injuries specified as sprained or torn joints/muscles/tissues.

154,180 back injuries at work.

229,240 falls or near falls.

-Bureau of Labor Statistics: Injuries, Injuries, Fatalities. bls.gov.

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