What are the most common work injuries?

Most surveys show that the most common injuries are caused by overexertion associated with lifting, holding, carrying, pushing, pulling or throwing.  
The remainder of the list is as follows:
2.    Falls to the ground.  
3.    Falls from one level to another, such as from roofs, ladders and stairways.  
4.    Injuries resulting from tripping or falling without hitting the ground.
5.    Getting struck by objects or 
6.    Getting struck against an object.  
7.    Automobile collisions.  
8.    Compression injuries caused by machinery in a factory.  
9.    Repetitive motion injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, which affects the hand, and cubital tunnel syndrome, which affects the elbow.  
10.   Assaults and violent acts. 

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