Don’t Terminate an Employee for Participating in an OSHA Inspection (Unless You Can Spare $1 Million)EHS
A Pennsylvania employer was ordered to pay $1.04 million to two former employees who were unlawfully terminated for participating in an OSHA inspection.
There are hidden risks for construction companies that don’t take safety seriously. Do you understand the costs?
When looking at incidents and injuries, it’s easy to go the way of the Titanic...considering only the direct costs that can impact your business. But like an iceberg, there’s a whole host of costs under the surface that can eat away at your bottom line too.
Figuring out your safety ROI is an easy calculation, according to data from the National Safety Council. Here’s why it pays to invest in workplace health and safety.
It’s budget season—the perfect opportunity for you to convince your company’s leadership to invest in EHS software. Here’s how to make the conversation easy.
“The benefits of our EHS program exceed its costs.” That’s a statement that 54% of participants in a recent survey agreed with. And that’s great news for safety professionals. But there’s room for improvement.
To advocate for change, safety professionals need to have a seat at the table. And to gain that seat, they need to speak the language of the others at the table.
To help employers understand the economic impact of employee health and safety accidents, OSHA has created a handy calculator. We decided to give “$afety Pays” a $pin and see if workplace injuries really cost as much as OSHA would have you believe.
According to professionals such as Jana Gessner, VP of EHS at PepsiCo, an investment in workplace safety is an investment in improving the bottom line.