The number of repeated trauma cases reported for 2001 (216,400) was ten percent lower than the corresponding 2000 figure (242,000). Sixty-five percent of the repeated trauma cases in 2001 were in manufacturing industries.

Here are the top ten industries reporting the most cases of repeated trauma disorders in 2001:

  • Meat packing plants
  • Motor vehicles and car bodies
  • Men's and boys' trousers and slacks
  • Motorcycles, bicycles, and parts
  • Poultry slaughtering and processing
  • Engine electrical equipment
  • Household laundry equipment
  • Men's footwear, except athletic
  • Motor vehicle parts and accessories
  • Silverware and plated ware