The lost workday case rate decreased in 2011 compared with 2010 in all regions except Asia Pacific and Japan, where it remained unchanged. Slips, trips, and falls continues to be the leading category for lost workday incidents. The proportion of lost workdays caused by slips, trips, and falls was the same in 2011 as in 2010 (40%), but the proportion caused by ergonomics-materials handling rose from 12% to 20%.
|Lost workday case rate7|
|Europe, Middle East, and Africa||0.14||0.08||0.04||0.11||0.11|
|Asia Pacific and Japan||0.01||0.01||0.01||0.02||0.01|