2019 Transportation and warehousing stats

Occupation

Top three occupations with total injuries (1,085)

Occupations Total Percentage
Motor vehicle and transit drivers 571 52.63%
Train crew operating occupations 61 5.62%
Longshore workers and material handlers 60 5.53%

Top three occupations with time-loss injuries (488)

Occupations Total Percentage
Motor vehicle and transit drivers 307 62.91%
Train Crew Operating Occupations 43 8.81%
Mail and message distribution occupations 21 4.30%

Causes

Top five causes for total injury Claims total Percentage
Bodily reaction and exertion 358 33.00%
Falls 304 28.02%
Contact with objects and equipment 249 22.95%
Transportation accidents 88 8.11%
Exposure to harmful substances or environments 67 6.18%
Top five causes for time loss injuries Claims total Percentage
Bodily reaction and exertion 162 33.20%
Falls 160 32.79%
Contact with objects and equipment 76 15.57%
Transportation accidents 63 12.91%
Exposure to harmful substances or environments 24 4.92%

Body parts

Top three body parts with total injuries (1,085) Claims total Percentage
Back 219 20.18%
Leg 179 16.50%
Multi 123 11.34%
Top three body parts with time loss injuries (488) Claims total Percentage
Back 114 23.36%
Leg 88 18.03%
Multi 64 13.11%

Contact with objects and equipment is the other major cause of injury in transportation and warehousing.

20.39% of these injuries are to the back

The most common of these injuries are due to fall from nonmoving vehicle such as ground.

19.41% of these injuries are to the leg

The most common of these injuries are due to fall to floor, walkway, or other surface such as ground.

17.43% of these injuries are to the multi

The most common of these injuries are due to fall to floor, walkway, or other surface such as ground.

Bodily reaction and exertion is the most common cause of injury in transportation and warehousing.

38.55% of these injuries are to the back

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

22.91% 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.

15.92% of these injuries are to the shoulder

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