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- Title: ILLINOIS NURSING HOME INJURY EXPERIENCE
- Type: Text Slide with Data Table
- Content: Hazardous Work: Average nursing home injury and illness rate was 14.2 per 100 full time employees*
Cause of Injury Percent of ILLINOIS Workers' Comp Claims Average Claim Resident Transfer (i.e., back, shoulder, other musculoskeletal) 36% $3,984 per claim Contract with/struck by object (i.e., cuts and abrasions) 23% $1,668 per claim Slip/Trip/Fall (e.g., knee and limbs from falls) 19% $6,440 per claim Lift/Push (e.g., soft tissue in nature from housekeeping, maintenance, laundry) 11% $4,414 per claim Aggression (e.g., bites and abrasions - note some occur during transfer) 8% $4,328 per claim Repetitive Motion (typically clerical) 3% $5,936 per claim
* Injury data for the first six months of 2003 provided by Life Services Network Association, a provider of Workers' Compensation insurance for the non-profit long-term care members of its network
As of 2003 here are the average costs of comp claims for nursing homes provided by an insurance carrier that works primarily with nursing homes.