Hand injuries can be serious and costly for both employees and employers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 250,000 serious injuries to fingers, hands and wrists each year. Hand injuries are the second most injured body part that leads to days away from work (back injuries are number one) with an average of 6 lost work days per year.
Cut resistance can be a confusing topic, especially since there have been different standards
and measures to determine protection.
So what would keep your average construction worker from reporting an injury that he suffered on the job? More specifically, what would keep more than a quarter of construction workers reporting their injuries?