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Fast Facts

Most recent traumatic injury data show:

  • 27% of the 916,400 nonfatal work injuries resulting in time away from work were related to slips, trips, and falls1
  • In 2015, 1,264 U.S. workers died in work-related crashes involving motor vehicles (26% of all deaths)2
  • About 10% of reported fatal workplace injuries in the U.S. were the result of workplace violence1
  • More than 200,000 injuries due to contact with objects and equipment were so severe that they resulted in time away from work3
  • Workers less than 25 years of age have higher rates of occupational injuries treated in emergency departments than other age groups4