Do you know what impact workplace accidents have on your business? On a national scale, more than 3 million workplace injuries occur each year, costing U.S. businesses nearly $250 million. Even one injury can have a lasting impact on a business and on a person's life. The stakes are high, so it pays to create a safe working environment. Is yours up to par?
This infographic illustrates some insightful statistics on the impact of injuries, the biggest sources of them, and ways to create a safer work environment so you can "Keep It Safe." Creating a safe working environment is good business.
Some quick facts:
- Being proactive in creating a safe workplace can yield up to a $6.15 return on each dollar invested
- A $1,000 claim can potentially cost over $5,000
- Workers can be affected financially, socially and emotionally
- People die in workplace accidents: on average, there are 12 deaths per day in the U.S.
Check out our infographic to learn more about injuries in the U.S. workforce, plus ways to help prevent them.