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The 20 most common workplace injuries in the U.S.

Espresso Logo By Daphne MacDonald of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: According to 2017 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 882,730 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses involving days away from work in the private sector alone. And many of these injuries were the result of common workplace hazards outlined by the National Safety Council, including overexertion, contact with objects and equipment, and slips, trips, and falls. Here are the most common workplace injuries in the U.S., according to the 2017 data from the BLS.

According to 2017 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 882,730 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses involving days away from work in the private sector alone. And many of these injuries were the result of common workplace hazards outlined by the National Safety Council, including overexertion, contact with objects and equipment, and slips, trips, and falls. Click through the gallery above to read about the most common workplace injuries in the U.S., according to 2017 data from the BLS.

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