Falls: A Leading Cause of Workplace Accidents

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Falls are one of the most critical workplace safety issues. Falls impact the health and well-being of employees and can result in serious disabling injuries. And they are costly. The average cost of a lost-time claim involving a fall is $44,000, and the cost per injury for falls is third only to motor vehicle accidents and burns, according to 2016 Injury Facts by the National Safety Council.

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