Infographic Highlights Workplace Safety

By Chemical Processing Staff

Sep 12, 2014

UL Workplace Health & Safety has developed a great infographic highlighting the challenges of workplace safety and how it impacts a manufacturers' profitability. The most common injuries—sprains, strains, and fractures—result in a $82,382 per claim. Research suggests the typical injured worker is a male between the ages of 45 and 54, and many times putting them out of commission for more than 30 days. Check out the infographic for more details on the costs of injuries and hazardous incidents.