Posts Tagged ‘BLS’

How Much Does a Workplace Accident Cost You?

Workplace injuries and accidents that cause employees to miss six or more days of work cost U.S. employers $59.9 billion in 2014, the most recent year for which statistically valid injury data are available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  How can a workplace accident affect your company? Let’s break it down by…

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June is National Safety Month – Week 1: Stand Up to Falls

  Did you know that June is National Safety Month? Observed annually, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. The National Safety Council focuses on different, but equally important, topics each week. The first week’s topic is “Stand Up…

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How to Prevent Eye Injuries in the Workplace

It’s easy to get complacent about eyewear when working day-to-day, but not being protected can be more dangerous than you think. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that every day about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain job-related eye injuries that require medical treatment. Ninety percent of on-the-job eye injuries could be avoided if…

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