The Bottom Line: Overexertion Injuries Cost Billions
In this month’s Bottom Line video, Certified Professional Ergonomist Blake McGowan reports the findings of a research study* that calculated the direct burden cost of the top non-fatal workplace injury in the U.S. Take a look.
*Marucci-Wellman, Helen, R., et al . (2015). The direct cost burden of 13 years of disabling workplace injuries in the U.S. (1998-2010): Findings from the Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index. Journal of Safety Research, (55), 53-62.