Workplace injuries and accidents are the near the top of every employer’s list of concerns.

In 2013 — the most recent year for which statistically valid injury data is available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the National Academy of Social Insurance — workplace accidents and injuries that caused employees to miss six or more days of work cost U.S. employers nearly $62 billion, according to the 2016 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index. Of that $62 billion, more than 82.5% (more than $51 billion) can be attributed to the 10 leading causes of the most disabling work-related injuries.

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