We must understand why, when and how workplace injuries and fatalities happen. Then, we can target the problem areas and initiate solutions to lower the number of workplace accidents.

Most injury incidents in 2023 occurred:

  •  During the Noon hour
  •  On Males
  •  On Thursdays
  •  In August
  •  In 20-29 Age Group
  •  In St. Louis County
Workplace Accident Total for 2023 Highest Ranking Industry
Fatalities 87 Retail/Construction (tied)
Injury Incidents 88,295 Health Care and Social Assistance
Lost Time Injuries 6,934 Manufacturing


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