Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 17

Slide 17


    Title: Aggregate cost of falls from Ladders or Scaffolds - Carpentry
    Type: Text Slide with Image

    • Among carpenters for the three most recent years available ("policy years 2005-2007) in NCCI states, there were reports of 3,104 "fall or slip injuries" from ladders or scaffolds
    • For the three most recent years available, the incurred (expected) claims costs of "falls from ladders or scaffolds" by insured carpentry workers in NCCI states averaged approximately $64 million per year.
    • Over the three years, medical care accounted for $38 million per year
    [Includes images of construction workers on scaffolds and OSHA logo]
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