A new National Safety Council report reflects the growing costs of Slips/Falls and more

By Staff

January 18, 2019



As a new report from the National Safety Council shows, costs for the most expensive workplace claims continue to be alarming. One of the most expensive once again is Slips/Falls, which averages in excess of $46,000 per incident. This according to the Jan 2019 edition of Safety & Health, The Official Magazine of the NSC Congress & Expo.

Also of interest is the NSC finding on occupational disease & cumulative injury, which reportedly costs near $36,000 per claim and would likely include incidents such as; hearing damage or loss, and injuries resulting from air quality, back injuries, and more.

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