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HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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Inputs: Occupational Safety and Health Risks

Figure 5. Rate of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Involving Days Away From Work From Overexertion, HCSA Sector, 2003-2008

Figure 5. Rate of Nonfatal Occupational Overexertion Injuries Involving Days Away From Work, Healthcare and Social Assistance - Figure  Sector, 2003-2006

Figure 5 (table version). Rate of Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Involving Days Away From Work From Overexertion, HCSA Sector, 2003-2008

  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Healthcare and social assistance (62*) 67.4 59.4 57.1 53.5 49.6 46.5
Ambulatory Healthcare services (62*) 23.4 25.0 18.4 22.4 18.9 21.0
Hospitals (622*) 82.5 75.3 71.9 69.7 67.1 60.0
Nursing and residential care facilities (623*) 140.2 116.1 122.8 105.3 98.1 86.0
Social assistance (624*) 37.3 27.3 26.7 26.9 25.4 29.7

Rate = Number of cases per 10,000 full-time workers

* NAICS Code

Figure 5 (bar graph) is also available.

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