Publication Date

10-2016

Abstract

Depending on the circumstances surrounding an occupational injury or illness, employees may receive workers’ compensation benefits to replace lost wages and to pay for medical expenses. This Spotlight on Statistics looks at workplace injury and illness data and the costs to employers for workers’ compensation in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

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Suggested Citation
Brandly, C. (2016). Workplace injuries and illnesses and employer costs for workers’ compensation. Washington, DC: Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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