National Safety Council Training
It may come as a surprise that the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death is falls. In 2020, 42,114 people died in falls at home and at work, according to Injury Facts®. For working adults, depending on the industry, falls can be the leading cause of death.
More than 6.8 million people were treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries in 2019. A fall can end in death or disability in a split second, but with a few simple precautions, you’ll be sure stay safe at home and at work.