This article is contributed by Jacob Reede.
Work related accidents are far too common in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, about 3 million Americans are injured on the job each year. That is about 1 percent of the U.S. population. Still our statistics are much better than the world average. The International Labor Organization reports 250 million occupational accidents each year worldwide, while many others probably go unreported. That is about 3.5 percent of the world’s population. Continue reading