2019 Other commodity sale stats

Occupation

Top three occupations with total injuries (2,640)

Occupations Total Percentage
Retail salespersons and sales clerks 572 21.67%
Other sales and related occupations 357 13.52%
Longshore workers and material handlers 347 13.14%

Top three occupations with time loss injuries (1,015)

Occupation Total Percentage
Retail salespersons and sales clerks 205 20.20%
Other sales and related occupations 142 13.99%
Longshore workers and material handlers 136 13.40%

Causes

Top five causes for total injury Claims total Percentage
Bodily reaction and exertion 1,024 38.79%
Contact with objects and equipment 964 36.52%
Falls 460 17.42%
Exposure to harmful substances or environments 82 3.11%
Assaults, violent acts, attacks, harassment 48 1.82%
Top five causes for time loss injuries Claims total Percentage
Bodily reaction and exertion 488 48.08%
Contact with objects and equipment 246 24.24%
Falls 220 21.67%
Exposure to harmful substances or environments 23 2.27%
Assaults, violent acts, attacks, harassment 18 1.77%

Body parts

Top three body parts with total injuries (2,640) Claims total Percentage
Hand 523 19.81%
Back 533 20.19%
Leg 373 14.13%
Top three body parts with time loss injuries (1,015) Claims total Percentage
Back 262 25.81%
Leg 182 17.93%
Shoulder 101 9.95%

Contact with objects and equipment is the other major cause of injury in other commodity sale.

48.03% of these injuries are to the hand

The most common of these injuries are due to struck by swinging or slipping object such as cutting handtools – nonpowered

13.59% of these injuries are to the head

The most common of these injuries are due to struck by falling object such as boxes, crates, cartons.

8.92% of these injuries are to the foot

The most common of these injuries are due to struck by falling object such as skids, pallets.

Bodily reaction and exertion is the most common cause of injury in other commodity sale.

42.87% of these injuries are to the back

The most common of these injuries are due to overexertion in lifting such as boxes, crates, cartons.

16.41% of these injuries are to the leg

The most common of these injuries are due to bending, climbing, crawling, reaching, twisting such as bodily motion or position of injured, ill worker.

16.31% of these injuries are to the shoulder

The most common of these injuries are due to overexertion in lifting such as boxes, crates, cartons.