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Study Estimates Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Cost $250 Billion

Comprehensive Look Shows Astronomical Increase By John M. Stahl, Esq. A study by J. Paul Leigh, Ph.D., estimates that direct and indirect costs of occupational injuries and injuries in 2007 was $250 billion. This is a 71-percent increase since 1992. Factors include: 81-percent medical inflation;...