The National Safety Council reports “Each year, more than 5,000 workers lose their lives and nearly four million suffer disabling injuries on the job in America.” *
*The National Safety Council, Press Release, National Safety Council Honors Workers on Workers Memorial Day, April 24, 2003
The National Safety Council reports “Every 1.5 seconds someone in the U.S is disabled in an injury.” *
*The National Safety Council, Injury Facts, 2001
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research states that “Computer technology and the Internet have a tremendous potential to broaden the lives and increase the independence of people with disabilities. These new technologies hold great promise, but as this report makes abundantly clear, the computer revolution has left the vast majority of people with disabilities behind. Only one-quarter of people with disabilities own computers, and only one-tenth ever make use of the Internet.” *
*The United States Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, NIDRR,
Report 13, March 1, 2000
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research states that “two most common causes of disability are Back Problems and Heart Disease.” *
*The United States Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, NIDRR, Pub. No. 16. September, 1996.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services has documented that “for persons under the age of 45, low back problems are the most common cause of disability.” *
*Bigos S, Bowyer O, Braen G, et al. Acute Low Back Problems in Adults. Clinical Practice Guideline, Quick Reference Guide Number, 14, Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, AHCPR, Pub. No. 95-0643. December, 1994.
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