Each year there are approximately 1.2 million foot and ankle injuries in the U.S. These injuries cost our businesses an average of five lost work days and a combined $600 million paid in workers compensation and lost production.
Employers are not required to purchase shoes that are considered acceptable for personal use. However, if specific shoes are required that cannot be reasonably worn in everyday-life, it is the employer’s responsibility to purchase them.
Happy New Year everyone! We hope that you all had a fun and safe New Year’s Eve and that you are ready to work together to create a culture of safety within your organization for 2013.
According to a study conducted by Walgreens, examining the effects of influenza (flu) on everyday life, this is the number of working days lost to sickness in the US during our last flu season.
Happy Friday! This week we are discussing motivating employees to be safe. We found that open communication and including employees in safety decisions will bring about the desired results. Today we will discuss the motivation for leaders to want to improve safety.
It’s the end of another week and we’re happy to have you back. This week we have been talking about Safety Training. We talked about why you need to provide safety training and the challenge of providing that training to your diverse workforce.