2018 Transportation & Warehousing Stats

Occupation

Top 3 Occupations with Total Injuries (1,187)

Occupations Total Percentage
Motor Vehicle and Transit Drivers 552 55.77%
Longshore Workers and Material Handlers 83 6.99%
Train Crew Operating Occupations 59 4.97%

Top 3 Occupations with Time Loss Injuries (528)

Occupations Total Percentage
Motor Vehicle and Transit Drivers 338 64.02%
Train Crew Operating Occupations 40 7.58%
Longshore Workers and Material Handlers 29 5.49%

Causes

Top 5 Causes for Injury
Bodily reaction and exertion
Contact with objects and equipment
Falls
Transportation accidents
Exposure to harmful substances or environments
Top 5 Causes for Time-loss Injury
Bodily reaction and exertion
Falls
Contact with objects and equipment
Transportation accidents
Exposure to harmful substances or environments

Body Parts

Most Common Injuries

Bodily reaction and exertion is the most common cause of injury in Transportation & Warehousing.

37% of these injuries are to the Back

The most common of these injuries are from overexertion in lifting boxes, crates or cartons.

23% of these injuries are to the Leg

The most common of these injuries are from bending, climbing, crawling, reaching or twisting.

16% of these injuries are to the Shoulder

The most common of these injuries are from other bodily reaction and exertion.

Contact with objects and equipment is the other major cause of injury in Transportation & Warehousing.

35% of these injuries are to the Hand

The most common of these injuries are from being struck by swinging or slipping cutting hand tools (non-powered).

20% of these injuries are to the Head

The most common of these injuries are from being struck against stationary objects.

11% of these injuries are to the Leg

The most common of these injuries are from being struck against stationary objects.