[Infographic] Keep It Safe in the Workplace

Posted by Greg Andress on Aug 27, 2015 8:00:00 AM
Greg Andress


keep_it_safeDo 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.


Topics: Workers' Compensation, Risk Management, Infographic

Greg Andress

Written by Greg Andress

Greg Andress, Director of Risk Management Services for Frank Winston Crum Insurance, is a 30+ veteran of the insurance industry who has spent more than 20 years in risk management/loss control. With clients in many industries, Greg has developed proactive loss control programs, training materials and technical bulletins; and delivered training for hundreds of clients nationwide to help them understand how they can identify and control their total cost of loss.

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