Employee Injury Trends in Manufacturing

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By Travelers
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According to Travelers Claim data, the average number of days employees missed due to a workplace injury in the manufacturing industry was 66. Those who had been in their role for less than one year before being injured made up 28% of all manufacturing claims. Experienced workers, who in many cases use more sophisticated machinery, were injured less frequently but had costlier claims. During the five-year period that was analyzed, those with 25+ years of experience and those with 10-14 years represented the smallest percentage of claims (7% and 8%, respectively). However, injuries in each of these segments of workers cost approximately 17% more than the average cost of all other manufacturing claims.

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