Back Injury Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Roughly 80% of people will experience a back injury in their lifetime."

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"Back injuries are the top reason for days missed at work with an average of 12 days off per case."

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"Manual material handling is the main cause of back injury, accounting for almost 33% of all workplace injuries."

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"20% of all workplace injuries and illnesses are back injuries."

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"Individuals aged between 30 and 50 years are more prone to getting a back injury."

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"In 2019, 63,350 cases of nonfatal occupational back injuries were reported in the U.S, that caused workers to miss at least one day of work."

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"More than half of back injuries are a result of lifting heavy objects."

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"The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nursing assistants are most prone to back injuries, with incidents being seven times the national average."

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