New Safety Infographic! Free Download

New Safety Infographic! Free Download

Tanya Chandler

Tanya Chandler

Creative Services Lead

Tanya is a graphic designer for HSI. She works on the marketing team developing assets for social media ads, trade show graphics, print materials, supplemental materials, and copy writing. "Really anything I can do to help out design-wise and with copy." - Tanya

Workplace Safety: Protect Your Workers

  • 13 WORKERS DIE EVERYDAY from traumatic injuries in the USA.
  • OVER $95 BILLION EVERY YEAR is spent by employers on workers’ compensation insurance.
  • 3.5 OUT OF EVERY 100 FULL-TIME WORKERS will be injured at work.
  • 4 MILLION WORKERS SUFFER a nonfatal injury or illness each year.
  • 99 WORKING DAYS ARE LOST EACH YEAR due to self-reported workplace injuries.
  • 2.2 MILLION FATALITIES are caused by workplace injuries and illnesses each year.

Download this new safety infographic here.

WORKERS COMPENSATION BENEFITS:

  • ARM - $169,878
  • LEG - $153,221
  • HAND - $144,930
  • THUMB - $42,432
  • EYE - $96,700

(Avg. max)

OSHA Top 5 Violations:

  1. FALL PROTECTION - 7,720
  2. HAZARD COMMUNICATION - 4,552
  3. SCAFFOLDS - 3,336
  4. RESPIRATORY PROTECTION - 3,118
  5. LOCKOUT/TAGOUT - 2,944

By number of violations. 2018.

Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD)

What is an MSD? Back Pain. Muscle Strain. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Rotator Cuff Syndrome. Tendinitis. Tennis Elbow. Shoulder Pain

  • 34% OF LOST WORK DAYS are MSDs.
  • WORK-RELATED BACK PAIN makes up 42% of MSD cases and take 7 days of recovery.
  • MSD CASES BY GENDER: Men account for 59% of MSD cases; women, 41%.
  • MSDs COST $20 Billion a year on direct costs.
  • MSDs MAKE UP 33% OF ALL injury and illness cases.
  • $1 OUT OF EVERY $3 is spent on MSD related workers’ comp.
  • 51% OF CASES occurred in an office job setting.

MSDs DEVELOP OVER TIME:

  • Highly Repetitious Tasks
  • Forceful Exertions
  • Repetitive/Sustained Awkward Postures
  • Poor Work Practices
  • Lack of Physical Ftness
  • Bad Health Habits