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What is Occupational Injuries?

What is Occupational Injuries?

Injuries that occur at the location of a person's employment. Occupational injury can include exposure to chemicals or other substances as well as ...more »

  • Occupational Injuries: Any injury that occurs during the act of working for monetary remuneration.

Occupational Injuries: Introduction

Types of Occupational Injuries:

Types of Occupational Injuries:

Broader types of Occupational Injuries:

How many people get Occupational Injuries?

Incidence (annual) of Occupational Injuries: 6.3 million workers in 1994 (CDC-OC)
Incidence Rate of Occupational Injuries: approx 1 in 43 or 2.32% or 6.3 million people in USA [about data]

How serious is Occupational Injuries?

Deaths for Occupational Injuries: about 5,840 deaths annually based on 16 per day (CDC-OC)

What causes Occupational Injuries?

Causes of Occupational Injuries: see causes of Occupational Injuries
Risk factors for Occupational Injuries: see risk factors for Occupational Injuries

What are the symptoms of Occupational Injuries?

Symptoms of Occupational Injuries: see symptoms of Occupational Injuries

Occupational Injuries: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Occupational Injuries.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Occupational Injuries.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Occupational Injuries: Emergency Medical Physician, Occupational Medicine Physician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Occupational Injuries.
Treatments for Occupational Injuries: see treatments for Occupational Injuries
Research for Occupational Injuries: see research for Occupational Injuries

Society issues for Occupational Injuries

Costs of Occupational Injuries: more than $121 billion annually (CDC-OC)
Costs of Occupational Injuries: The cost of work-related injuries and fatalities is estimated to be greater than $121 billion annually. In 1994, 6.3 million workers suffered nonfatal occupational injuries that resulted in lost work time or medical treatment. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Occupational Injuries: CDC-OC)

Cost statistics for Occupational Injuries: The following are statistics from various sources about costs and Occupational Injuries:

  • 384 million work days lost per year in the USA 1994 for work-related injury (US Government Statistics)
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Physician office visits for Occupational Injuries: 4.8 million per year in the USA 1994 for work-related injury (US Government Statistics)

Name and Aliases of Occupational Injuries

Main name of condition: Occupational Injuries

Class of Condition for Occupational Injuries: physical

Other names or spellings for Occupational Injuries:

Occupational accidents, Work injury, Work-related injury, Work accidents, Work-related accidents

Occupational Injuries: Related Conditions

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