Lifting and Related Injuries Now Second on Workers' Compensation Cost List

August 30, 2021
Richard Korman - Engineering News-Record

One perennial cause of why construction workers get hurt on the job—lifting, pushing or pulling things—has risen to second place in one major insurer's latest ranking of most costly injuries. They account for about one out of five dollars of construction-related workers' compensation claims, or $2.21 billion.

Mr. Korman may be contacted at kormanr@enr.com



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