Musculoskeletal Injuries and Illnesses

Use this interactive chart to explore musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) injury and illness trends. Injury and illness demographics show that 38% of nonfatal injuries happen to females, and the number of injuries and illnesses peak among 45- to 54-year-old workers. The healthcare and social assistance industry experienced the highest number of injuries and illnesses. Use the filters to explore injury trends by industry, occupation, part of body injured, event or exposure, and nature or type of injury.

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Source: National Safety Council analysis of BLS data.