Paid by Employers and Government

These charts and tables provide estimates of preventable injury-related costs paid by employers and government, including lost quality-of-life estimates. These comprehensive costs are incurred, in part, through higher wages paid to workers in high risk jobs.

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Government agencies are also employers. Employer and government data are not mutually exclusive and should not be added together.

Source: National Safety Council estimates

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