OSHA’s “$afety Pays Program”- Small Business Injury Loss Calculator & Tools

OSHA's $afety Pays Program OSHA's "$afety Pays" program can help employers assess the impact of occupational injuries and illnesses on their profitability. This program uses a company's profit margin, the average costs of an injury or illness, and an indirect cost multiplier to project the amount of sales a company would need to cover those … Continue reading OSHA’s “$afety Pays Program”- Small Business Injury Loss Calculator & Tools

The Cost of Falls and What You Can Do to Stop Them

by Jim Maddux on May 30, 2013 Last May, 28-year-old Adrien Zamora fell 40 feet from a scaffold while restoring an 11-story building in New York. It was his first day on the job, and he had not been given a fall protection harness or the necessary safety training. He left behind a wife and … Continue reading The Cost of Falls and What You Can Do to Stop Them

University of California Study: US Workplace Injuries and Illness Costs Are Higher Than Expected

In the first comprehensive review of its kind since 1992, a University of California Davis researcher has estimated the national annual price tag of occupational injuries and illnesses at $250 billion. That figure is $31 billion more than the direct and indirect costs of all cancers, $76 billion more than diabetes and $187 more than … Continue reading University of California Study: US Workplace Injuries and Illness Costs Are Higher Than Expected