Do you know which industry is most prone to occupational injury? Occupational Safety and Health Administration data show that the most injuries occurred in 2017-2018 were manufacturing, followed by health care and social assistance.
Austin, TX (Merxwire) – Employed spend a lot of time at work every day, and the risks at work require our attention. The total number of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2018 was 2.8 million. According to data from the U.S. Department of Labor, private industry sectors with the most injuries in 2017-2018:
1. Manufacturing with 35,000 injuries.
2. Health care and Social Assistance with 32,700 injuries.
3. Retail Trade with 8,800 injuries.
4. Transportation and Warehousing with 8,300 injuries.
5. Accommodation and Food Services with 7,600 injuries.
COMMON ACCIDENTS IN THE WORK
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a total of 5,250 workers died at work in 2018, and more than 14 people died every day. Of the 5,250 cases in 2018, 40% involved traffic incidents. In addition to paying attention to the danger of work, employees should also pay attention to traffic and other accidents that may occur during work.
TOP OSHA VIOLATIONS IN 2018
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) currently has jurisdiction over 7 million worksites. According to OSHA, the most frequently cited OSHA standards are:
1. Fall protection
2. Hazard communication
4. Respiratory protection
5. Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout)
7. Powered industrial trucks
8.Fall protection-training requirements
9. Machinery and machine guarding
10. Eye and face protection
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