Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 11

Slide 11


    Title: Average cost of Roofer falls from Elevations
    Type: Text Slide with Image

    • Among roofers for the three most recent years available ("policy years 2005-2007) in NCCI states, there were reports of 1,511 "fall or slip injuries" from elevations
    • The average cost of a lost time claim for roofers involved in a fall from an elevation in the three years was over $106,000
    • In each case, approximately $36,000 was allocated for indemnity (wage replacement) benefits, while $70,000 was for medical care.
    [Includes images of construction worker on roof and OSHA logo]
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