Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 9


    Title: Aggregate cost of falls from Ladders and Scaffolds by Roofers
    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 837 "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 roofers in NCCI states averaged approximately $19 million per year
    • Over the three years, medical care comprised approximately 63% of the workers' compensation benefits

    [Includes images of construction worker on ladder and OSHA logo]
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