Addressing employee safety with early intervention programs
For more than 20 years, this leading chemical manufacturing company has embraced injury prevention through its Ergonomic Wellness Education (EWE) program. With a goal to be the safest industrial gases company in the world, the company needed an early intervention program to reach their 4,775 employees in the office, out in the field and on the road.
8 reasons companies need workplace injury prevention programs
Launching injury prevention and treatment programs in your workplace is one of the best ways to protect your most valuable asset: your employees. Losing workers due to on-the-job injuries can result in significant disruptions and costs to your company. In fact, last year workplace injuries cost employers nearly $60 billion a year.
Create a culture of safe work practices and decrease on-the-job injuries
From manufacturing environments to office settings, addressing the work and non-work-related physical capabilities of employees can optimize your workforce—and lower the cost of injury and illness. Research shows that losing workers due to on-the-job injuries can result in significant disruptions and costs to your company as well as your employees and their families. Nearly 3 million on-the-job injuries occur each year.