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The Cost of Risky Workers

The Cost of %24 RISKY WORKERS 650,000 Each year people Suffer a work related injury or illness 2008-09 $60.6b 120,000 2005-06| $57.5b Take more than 5 days to recover The annual cost of 2000-01| $34.3b workplace injuries 1992-93| $20.0b and illness in Australia is A $60.6 BILLION and rising Average cost per injury: $10,000 3,000 near misses For each Fatality in the workplace 300 recordable injuries 30 lost workday cases It's estimated caused by: there are: 300,000 AT RISK BEHAVIOURS Preventing Workplace Injuries: "The Plateau" The Plateau Environmental Environmental controls lead to a 'plateau' in safety metrics - some people will always take unnecessary risks. Controls Introduced, eg: • Protective clothing Safety Incidents • Safety barriers To reduce further incidents behavioural controls and • Removing attitude tests are required. hazards • Automating dangerous tasks Time Safety Controls and Attitudes Environmental Behavioural Safety Controls Controls Attitudes • Protective clothing • Safety inductions • Safety control • Safety bariers • Workplace rules & • Risk aversion culture • Removing hazards • Stress management • Development • Automating dangerous tasks • Drug aversion programs • Attitudes towards violence Help Prevent Workplace Injuries and Illness with Onetest's Work Safety Assessment Large Heavy Machinery Organisation Case 105 Diesel Fitters were tested, with the lowest 20% classified as "high risk". This 20% was found to be accountable for: Study 80% 67% 56% 47% 36% 1 Lost Time Injuries Change Duties Medical Treatment Accidents Sick Days Incidents Aluminium Refinery 109 Refinery employees were tested, with the top and bottom 20% classified as "high risk" and "low risk". For each group, the average number of incidents per person over a 12 month period was: Case Study Sick Days LTIS MTIS Accidents High Risk 3.34 Поз 0.46 1.69 Low Risk 1.33 |0.0 Jo.05 For more information and to get started visit onetest

The Cost of Risky Workers

shared by onetest on Sep 12
Every year 650,000 Australians suffer work related injuries or illnesses with an average cost per injury of $10,000. When Environmental controls reach the limit of their effectiveness, organisations n...




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