(Credit: Selective Insurance Group) Based on an analysis of more than 110,000 workers’ comp claims filed with Selective from injuries that occurred between January 1, 2011, and December 31, 2021. (Credit: Selective Insurance Group)

In the past 10 years, workers have reported employment-related injuries earlier in their tenures, while workers’ comp claims by first-year employees also increased during the period, according to a study by Selective Insurance Group, Inc.

In 2021, employees reported injuries 18% earlier than workers did in 2011, according to Selected Insurance, which noted this could indicate a need to reevaluate safety training.

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