Wrapping up our series on a new report detailing workplace injuries by the National Safety Council (NSC) is a look at the top 5 occupations that lead to time away from work. The NSC works to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads. Using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the report breaks down the key facts about injuries in the workforce.
Top 5 Occupations With Injuries Leading to Time Off Work – Five industries have the largest number of workplace injuries resulting in days away from work. First is service jobs, such as firefighters and police officers. Next is transportation and shipping. Third is manufacturing and production. Fourth is installation, maintenance and repair. In fifth place is construction.
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