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Facts about Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs)
According to the National Safety Council (Workers'
Compensation Cases, Injury Facts, 1999):
Work-related injuries in 1998 cost America more than 80 million lost workdays,
at $62.9 billion for wage and productivity losses, $19.9 billion for medical
costs, $25.6 billion for administrative expenses, and $12 billion for other
According to the National Council on Compensation Insurance (1995):
One in four workers experience pain or discomfort on the job.
Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs) account for 25% of all illnesses/injuries
requiring days away from work.
Worker's Compensation claims were up 720% from 1985 to 1995.
the average cost of a workers comp claim is $12,000.
the two fastest growing categories are back strain and Repetitive Stress
RSIs account for 25% of days away from work -- 462,800 in 1995.
musculo-skeletal injury now accounts for 62% of all workers comp claims.
RSI problems cost US business nearly $100 billion annually.
According to the AAOHN Journal (January 2000):
The National Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 332,000 cases of Cumulative
Trauma Disorders (CTDs) in 1994 -- 62% of all illness cases recorded.
The number of recorded cases CTDs has increased by 1,443% since 1972. (Source:
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [NIOSH], 1997b)
Cumulative trauma disorders are estimated to account for $1 of every $3 spent
on workers' compensation costs.
Direct costs of CTDs are $15 to $20 billion annually for medical expenses and
Indirect costs reach up to $60 billion -- for absenteeism, retraining injured
workers, training new employees to perform injured employees' jobs, decreased
productivity and quality, and poor employee morale.