Juliann C. Scholl, Donna M. Van Bogaert, Christy L. Forrester, and Thomas R. Cunningham
The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
As of 2015, the United States civilian workforce totaled over 157 million people (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015). Many American workers face threats to their safety and health in the form of exposures, injuries, illnesses, and even death, which cost over $250 billion in medical costs and productivity losses in 2007 (Leigh, 2011). However, such ...