Did you know that every seven seconds, a worker gets injured on the job? It's a pretty alarming rate, considering that if you break it down, that equates to 510 workers per hour, or 1,2600 workers a day that are suffering injuries while they're at work. Breaking it down even further, that's an astronomical number of 4.6 million people that get injured on the job each year! From Parker Waichman, this infographic takes a closer look at several different industries and shows the causes of the most common injuries, both from the standpoints of whether they're fatal or non-fatal.
There are several different industries included on this infographic, which include but are not limited to fishing, financial services, agriculture, mining, information, jobs within the hospitality industry, and so much more. The world of retail is one of the industries featured on this infographic, with the top cause of death being violence by either a person or an animal. Did your job appear on this infographic?