Every seven seconds a worker is injured on the job.
If you do the math, that works out to 4.7 million injuries a year. And a high percentage, 32%, can be attributed to material handling.
Of those injuries, 35% were due to overexertion as a result of lifting or lowering, or repetitive movements. Colliding with equipment accounted for another 25% of the injuries, and 25% were the results of slips, trips and falls.
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