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Proactive Safety Programs Save Money in a BIG, BIG, WAY! Presented by: Dobson Associates Human Performance Consultants
Safety & Saving Money Proactive Safety Programs Save Money in a BIG…BIG Way! Proactive Safety Programs develop a workplace culture that focuses on employee participation and involvement. PREVENTION and PROTECTION are critical in developing a safe work culture.
Safety & Saving Money PREVENTION can be done in Three ways. FirstEngineer out the hazards. SecondCreate policies and procedures where employees can work safely. ThirdEmployees must wear PPE required to remain safe while working around hazards.
Safety & Saving Money PREVENTION and RESPONSIBILITY! EVERYONE…NO EXCEPTIONS… must take the initiative to reduce and eliminate hazards when they are encountered!
Safety & Saving Money PROTECTION comes in many different packages. When a situation arises where work can only be performed through Safe and Proper USE of PPE…its imperative that all equipment is functioning properly and all procedures are followed to the letter.
Safety & Saving Money Paying attention to the little details, and planning ahead to be prepared in case theunexpected happens, is what protection is all about. A Proactive Safety Attitude is the Correct Attitude!
Safety & Saving Money DIRECT COSTS Of Accidents --Medical -- Workers Compensation
Safety & Saving Money INDIRECT COSTS Of Accidents --Lost time from work --Loss in earning power --Economic loss to injured persons family --Lost time by fellow workers
Safety & Saving Money INDIRECT COSTS Of Accidents --Loss of efficiency due to break-up of crew --Lost time by supervision --Cost of orienting a new employee
Safety & Saving Money INDIRECT COSTS Of Accidents -- Damage to tools/equip. --Time lost due to damaged or equipment out of service --Spoiled work /raw materials --Loss of production
Safety & Saving Money INDIRECT COSTS Of Accidents --Failure to fill orders --Overhead costs (while work is disrupted) --Miscellaneous: at least 100 other items to list
Safety & Saving Money Here is a quick break down of Work Injury Costs. The total cost of workplace injuries in 2007 was $132.1 billion for American industries. Wage/Productivity Loss $69.2 Billion Medical Costs $24.6 Billion Administrative Costs $21.7 Billion Employer Costs $11.8 Billion Fire Losses $2.8 Billion Damage to Vehicles $2.0 Billion
Safety & Saving Money Dollars Spent by the total industrial market on PPE in 2007$7.0 Billion Dollars Saved by avoiding EACH Industrial/Occupational Fatality $2,020,000.00 Dollars Saved by avoiding EACH Disabling Injury resulting in Time away from Work$49,000.00
Safety & Saving Money Developing a Proactive Safety Program in your company can SAVE YOU MONEY! BIG, BIG, MONEY Prevention and Protection are the two key factors in developing a safety culture in your workplace. A PROACTIVE SAFETY ATTITUDE IS THE CORRECT ATTITUDE! THE ONLY ATTITUDE!!!
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