Table 5

Text analysis of student-related workers’ compensation claims: student interactions and associated injury severity

Student interactionLost-time student-related claimsMedical-only student-related claimsInteraction type resulting in lost-time claims (%)Total student-related claims*Total student-related claims (%)
Acting out649856.1104945.4
Break up fight5726.5773.3
Daily life/transfer3423612.627011.7
  • *All student-related injuries in the data set were examined, including an additional 202 not in the rate and multivariate analysis because they could not be linked to the underlying employee population data.

  • †Text was manually coded; injuries were assigned to one of six unique categories based on district feedback, frequency and detail in the data set, and ease in determination of both major underlying factor and prevention opportunities.