Environmental Health & Safety / Safety Instrumented Systems

Mondays Bring More Workplace Injuries

By Chemical Processing Staff

Jan 19, 2015

If you needed another reason to give Mondays the side-eye, consider this: According to an article from Time, Monday is the most common day for workplace injuries to occur.

In its annual report on “nonfatal injuries and illnesses,” the Bureau of Labor Statistics cites 167, 000 workplace injuries took place on Mondays in 2013, outpacing any other day of the week. The danger isn’t new, according to the article, as Mondays have been the most injury-prone days for several years now.  It’s Monday – be careful out there.

Read the entire article here.