Austin, TX – Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently released its 2023 Workplace Safety Trends Report offering insight into the most common catastrophic injuries and fatalities that occur on the job.
The trends shown in this report highlight incident data and valuable safety tips specific to key areas such as the construction industry, length of employment and struck-by hazards.
Here are a few big takeaways:
- Overall, there was a nearly 6% increase in severe injuries reported to Texas Mutual in 2023 than the previous year.
- The construction industry remained at the top of the list, with more than triple the reported claims of any other industry
- These accidents include a 500% increase in power and communication line-related incidents and a 175% increase in oil and gas pipeline and related structures construction.
- There were also 150% more reported electrocution-related claims in 2023.
While construction and mining businesses reported more claims this year, most other industries reported fewer compared to 2022.
Read the free report: Texas Mutual: 2023 Workplace Safety Trends Report
Source: Texas Mutual