severity rate

noun

Definition of severity rate

: the time lost through injuries as calculated in total days lost per 1000 hours worked

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“Severity rate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/severity%20rate. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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