According to OSHA:
The leading event or exposure resulting in occupational injuries or illnesses for all ownerships in 2014 was overexertion and bodily reaction with 384,260 cases accounting for 33 percent of total cases. The 2014 incidence rate for overexertion or bodily reaction was 35.6 cases per 10,000 full-time workers,down from 37.7 in 2013.
Falls, slips, or trips accounted for an additional 27 percent of the total in 2014 with 316,650 days-away from-work cases. The incidence rate increased to 29.3 in 2014, up from 27.9 in 2013.
The leading nature (type) of injury or illness in 2014 for all ownerships was sprains, strains, or tears with 420,870 days-away-from-work cases. The rate was 38.9 cases per 10,000 full-time workers, down from a rate of 40.2 in 2013. Workers who sustained sprains, strains, or tears required a median of 10 days away from work compared to 9 days for all types of injuries or illnesses.
Our doctors provide treatment for any and all work-related injuries and accept most insurance plans as well. Statistics show how common work-related injuries can be, therefore a medical evaluation is necessary to diagnose the severity of the injury.