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On-the-Job Risks

ON-THE-JOB AISKS Surprising Stats about Workplace Injuries In the U.S. in 2011: 3 million instances of injury/illness 3.5 injuries per 100 workers Workers ages 45-54 most likely to be injured -------I---- -I I-----------------------I 5 jobs accounted for 20% of injuries + Nursing aid Laborer 75.2% of injuries happened in service-providing jobs Police officer Janitor GTruck driver Most Common Workplace Injuries Sprains/Strains/Tears 38% • Back - Most commonly injured body part • Overexertion during lifting - Most common cause Fall to Lower Level 3% Other Often occurred from ladders Assault/Violence 4% Slips/Trips with No Fall 7% • Often due to rugs or clutter on floor Falls on Same Level Surfaces 12% • Often occurred on slippery floors Top OSHA Violations The Occupational Safety and Health Administration saw these violations the most in 2011: X Lack of fall protection X Unsafe scaffolding X Insufficient hazard communication X Lack of respiratory protection X Lockout/tagout violations Provided by: FOX AND FOX Attorneys at Law, P.C. Sources:

On-the-Job Risks

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What were the most common workplace violations seen by OSHA in 2011? The list includes lack of fall protection, unsafe scaffolding, insufficient hazard communication, lack of respiratory protection, a...


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