Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 23

Slide 23


    Title: Falls by Roofers and Carpenters are more costly than other falls
    Type: Text Slide

    • The average workers' compensation claims costs of a fall from an elevation in all industrial classifications in the 2005-07 policy years was about $50,383
    • For carpenters, the average cost was $97,169
    • For roofers, the average cost was $106,648
    • For all other classes combined, the average cost per fall from elevation claim was $45,623
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