Stop $billion costs
To help bring down the billion-dollar cost of work-related injury, a new electronic information kit has been launched in the lead-up to National Safe Work Month in October.
Work-related injury and illness cost employers, workers and the community $60.6 billion annually.
Each work-related injury or illness costs about $99,100, and motor vehicle incidents continue to be the most common cause of workplace fatalities.
The free online kit contains posters, banners, statistics, fact sheets, logos and other collateral needed to build work health and safety awareness in the workplace.
The kit’s material can be printed and displayed around the workplace.
National Safe Work Month runs through October. This year’s theme is “Be safe. Be healthy. Because…”
For more details, visit National Safe Work Month
Published on 24 September 2015 in the NSCA Foundation Safe-T-Bulletin enewsletter – available free every fortnight direct to your email. Subscribe online today.