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With workplace safety playing such an important role in increasing productivity, reducing turnover, and reducing workers’ compensation insurance costs, companies are flocking to implement new safety programs. With a plethora of training and information available from insurance companies, consultants, and trade associations, why are some companies succeeding in creating a safety culture and some are not?
It has been estimated that employers pay almost $1 billion per WEEK in direct costs related to workers’ compensation. What’s even more astounding a great cause of concern is according to the National Safety Council, the indirect costs surpass the $1 billion to a tune of $4 billion per week! Is this really the time to cut the safety budget?
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