All data was collected by SafetyCulture in April and May 2017. Figures are averaged across all respondents. All statistics based on US dollars and figures.
Wage figures sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2016 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
Injury rate adopted from Bureau of Labor Statistics, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.
The average safety incident in the US costs $27,000 in direct cost to the employer. Injury cost sourced from: Waehrer, G. M., Dong, X. S., Miller, T., Haile, E., & Men, Y. (2007). Costs of Occupational Injuries in Construction in the United States. Accident; Analysis and Prevention, 39(6), 1258–1266.