Workplace injuries hurt everyone, from employees and their families, to employers and even our national healthcare system and it costs more than you think. Companies in Ontario spent $52M paying for work-related compensation and other losses in 2015, and this number doesn’t even reflect the amount of injury-related time lost and setbacks that affect a company’s yearly profits. Maintaining health and safety compliance by implementing proactive procedures is the number one way to help avoid workplace injuries and increase worker safety. Evaluating the safety of working conditions on a daily basis can help ensure you’re making the most out of today for a safer tomorrow.
In this article, we’re going to show you which industries are most at risk and how you can avoid work-related fatalities, workplace injuries and illnesses.