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    Title: Overview
    Type: Text and Picture Slide
    Content: Includes photo of two workers lifting a nursing home resident off a bed.

    • Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most frequent injuries experienced by nursing home workers
    • In 2010*, these injuries accounted for 29% of all workplace injuries and illnesses requiring time away from work
    * Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010 Data

    Speaker Notes:

    According to Liberty Mutual's 2009 Workplace Safety Index, MSDs injuries cost businesses $12.5 billion dollars in direct annual expenses and accounted for more than 25% of the national burden.