Injuries and Illness
Modern safety management goes beyond covering traditional workplace accidents to now being equally concerned with illnesses caused on and even off the job. This section will explain what you need to know to avoid both injuries and illnesses, and to track your progress in reaching this goal.
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When was the last time you took a work break? If the answer isn’t coming to you right away, it’s been too long.
A recent Staples survey confirms that 55% of employees feel that they cannot leave their desks during the day to take a break. Little do they know that the amount of effort they put in at work depends on these breaks.
Westermans International, a UK based welding company, recently put together an infographic about fatal and non-fatal injuries and illness in the workplace. It features statistics about the kinds of diseases and accidents that occur frequently, as well as the industries worst affected.
Based on data from the Health and Safety Executive Annual Statistics Report, this infographic looks at the key data points and the cost to society.