34% of Workplace Injuries Occur in First Year on the Job: Travelers

More than a third of workplace injuries occur during employees’ first year on the job, regardless of age or industry experience, according to a new report from Travelers.

In fact, an employee’s time spent in a particular role is one of the driving factors in injury frequency, according to Travelers 2023 Injury Impact Report, which examined more than 1.2 million workers compensation claims from 2016 to 2020. The analysis found that employees in their first year on a job represented 34% of all claims and accounted for nearly 7 million missed workdays due to injury. First-year injuries also made up 34% of all workers compensation costs.
— Read on www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2023/05/05/719437.htm


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