Direct costs of 10 most disabling U.S. workplace injuries in 2019

Direct costs of the top 10 most disabling U.S. workplace injuries in 2019 (in billion U.S. dollars)

by John Elflein, last edited May 23, 2019
Direct costs of 10 most disabling U.S. workplace injuries in 2019 This statistic displays the direct costs of the top 10 most disabling U.S. workplace injuries in 2019, in billion U.S. dollars. Falls on same level was the second most disabling cause, responsible for around 19 percent of all workplace injuries in the United States. The direct costs for this type of injury stood at some 10 billion U.S. dollars in 2019.
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Direct costs of the top 10 most disabling U.S. workplace injuries in 2019 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Costs in billion U.S. dollars
Overexertion involving outside sources13.1
Falls on same level10.4
Struck by object or equipment5.2
Falls on lower level5
Other exertions or bodily reactions4
Roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicle2.7
Slip or trip without fall2.2
Caught in/compressed by equipment or objects1.9
Repetitive motions involving micro-tasks1.6
Struck against object or equipment1.2
Costs in billion U.S. dollars
Overexertion involving outside sources13.1
Falls on same level10.4
Struck by object or equipment5.2
Falls on lower level5
Other exertions or bodily reactions4
Roadway incidents involving motorized land vehicle2.7
Slip or trip without fall2.2
Caught in/compressed by equipment or objects1.9
Repetitive motions involving micro-tasks1.6
Struck against object or equipment1.2
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by John Elflein, last edited May 23, 2019
This statistic displays the direct costs of the top 10 most disabling U.S. workplace injuries in 2019, in billion U.S. dollars. Falls on same level was the second most disabling cause, responsible for around 19 percent of all workplace injuries in the United States. The direct costs for this type of injury stood at some 10 billion U.S. dollars in 2019.
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