(WorkersCompensation.com) - Overexertion and same-level falls remain the top two causes of U.S. employers' workers’ compensation payouts, according to an annual study by Liberty Mutual Insurance.
Supported by data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Academy of Social Insurance, The 2017 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index grades serious, non-fatal work-related wounds at an annual cost of $59.9 billion.
In the study, overexertion includes labor-related ...
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