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Safety First: The Cost of Slip-and-Fall Accidents Infographic

Did you know that 95 million work days per year are lost due to slip-and-fall injuries?

Accidents involving slips and falls are the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims, costing an average of $20,000 per accident and sending 9 million people to the hospital every year.

A few facts:

  • 55%: Wet walking surface is the top cause of falls at 55%
  • 38 days: Average time lost to a fall accident
  • Top occupations for days missed due to occupational injury: Police officer, Janitor, Nurse, etc.

Find out more on what you as a business owner can do to protect your business and your employees in our latest infographic (created for BOLT by Infographic World) and learn about the costs of not being protected.

The Cost of Slip-and-Fall Accidents Infographic
Via: BOLT Insurance