Musculoskeletal Disorders facts

1. MSDs cost the nation up to $50 billion a year.

2. Employers pay between $15-$18 billion in workers compensation costs.

3. $1 out of every $3 spent on workers compensation goes for MSD claims.

4. The average workers compensation cost for one MSD: $12,611

5. Lost working days in US in 1998 due to MSDs: 3,280,000.

 

Source: U.S Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),1998

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