If you guessed the % from injuries vs how many from illnesses I would bet my COVID-19 stimulus check you would guess wrong.
In fact, only 0.013% of the fatalities are from injuries and the remaining 99.86% are illness and the majority of the illnesses are deaths from chemical exposures at work.
Wait, you say, that makes no sense. You may be have been reviewing or completing OSHA 300 logs and have only documented 1 or 2 illness recordables, sometimes in 5-10 years.
This is not a surprise. Illness fatalities rarely take place on the job site while falling off a scaffold almost always does.
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