Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

Three Steps Employers Can Take to Help Prevent Musculoskeletal Disability Claims

Disability claims are one of the more costly expenses for employers and musculoskeletal-disorder disability claims (MSD) are among the most common. The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI), estimates that one in eight Americans of prime working age have missed work due to musculoskeletal-disorder disabilities. On average, MSD claims cost $213 billion in annual …

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