How Do Most People Get Injured On The Job? What Types Of Jobs Cause The Most Injuries?

Apart from getting squished in a piece of machinery, most employees in South Florida are injured by a slip and fall accident. According to the federal government over one million individuals slip and fall annually. And of that one million, over 300,000 employees incur fall injuries at work every year. The National Safety Council reports that 50% of fall victims never return to their prior level of mobility and independence. The Department of Labor listed the industries below known to carry the highest risk for employees having fall accidents on the job.

  • Building Construction
  • Building Contractors
  • Freight  Trucking
  • Food Services
  • Nursing Care
  • Hospitals
  • Farming

South Florida employees who fall at work and become injured are eligible for Florida worker’s compensation benefits. Call David Benenfeld now at [number type=”2″] or [number type=”1″].