- In the last 30 years, workplace safety has improved through government and industry agencies. More than 105 million workers are employed in the United States by nearly 7 million companies.
- Nearly 6 million occupational injuries occur each year. In more attainable numbers, 6 out of every 100 workers experience a job-related serious injury.
- Adults age 25 and over sustained and estimated 3.21 million sports and recreational injuries annually to date. By sport this number includes the following:
- More women of all ages are participating in sports than ever before. In women's sports, the action is now faster and more aggressive and powerful than in the past. As a result, women are sustaining many more injuries, and the injuries tend to be sport specific
How to Prevent Injury
Whether you've never had a sports injury and you're trying to keep it that way
or you've had an injury and don't want another, the following tips can help.