The Cost of Overexertion In 2018, nearly 300,000 cases of overexertion kept employees away from work, according to the BLS. Of these, 1/3 were injured when lifting or lowering objects. Injuries like these account for almost one-quarter (23%) of all occupational injuries and cost roughly $13.79 billion annually. Overexertion in this case refers to physical […]

Read More