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Workplace Safety Really Does Matter

April 11, 2013

For many organizations, workplace safety guidelines are included in the company’s employee handbook. However, just because a policy is written in a handbook doesn’t always mean it’s put into practice. Failure to “practice what you preach” can result in unnecessary injuries, lost productivity, increased absenteeism, higher workers’ compensation costs and potential legal costs.

In this Words on Wise Management article, FHSG expert Jerry Glass discusses the importance of workplace safety and the consequences of unsafe workplaces.