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Every 10 minutes, 729 people suffer an injury severe enough to require medical attention. In this short amount of time, life can change quickly for those affected. 

While the cost of providing workers compensation coverage varies based on risk and industry, in 2012, these costs were approximately $1.32 per $100 of covered wages. Workers’ compensation covered about 127.9 million employees, paying a total of $6.3 trillion in benefits to covered workers. 

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