Occupational hazards exact high fiscal and social costs. Globally, 2.78 million work-related deaths and 374 million non-fatal workplace accidents occur every year. Workers miss at least 4 days of work annually costing 3.94% of the world’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
However, the true costs of occupational hazards are often felt and not seen. When incidents occur at the workplace, families, and communities are impacted.
This white paper will discuss:
- The root cause of workplace incidents
- Trends in the industry
- Tips for implementing effective safety steps