In safety news:

Liberty Mutual released its 2016 Workplace Safety Index, which ranks the top ten causes of disabling work-related injuries and their direct costs. According to the Index, which used 2013 data for this edition, the top cause of disabling injuries was overexertion involving an outside source. This work, which is essentially lifting pulling or pushing, accounted for 24.4 percent of overall system costs.

Access the Index in full and more analysis here.

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