Don't slack off on safety efforts just because you've heard that the U.S. workplace has become safer. It's true that work-related injuries and illnesses have dropped to their lowest levels in three decades, according to a new OSHA report. But the financial burden of workplace injuries has grown during that time, in part because of soaring health costs. The top three workplace injuries: overexertion (caused by lifting, pulling, etc.), injuries from falls and "bodily reaction" injuries caused by slipping, etc. For details, see www.libertymutual.com/business/safety.
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