Management Has To Be Involved
A Business Argument For Off-the-job Safety and Medical
industries, off-the-job injuries VASTLY outnumber
on-the-job injuries, yet all the resources are spent on
preventing on-the-job injuries.
The New Realities are:
Every injury has a tremendous ripple effect.
Organizations pay for injuries and medical emergencies
wherever they happen. Most emergencies happen
off-the-job and while millions of dollars are spent on
preventing on-the-job injuries, little or nothing is
spent on preventing off-the-job injuries.
If organizations do not invest in prevention, they will
continue to invest aggressively in failure costs. In the
past, emphasis was placed on managing injury, illness
The future is
20% of a health care plan's cases account for 80% of
health care expenses. If the expensive 20% of the cases
can be reduced by awareness, many of the problems and
costs such as cost containment, cost shifting and return
to work programs will be reduced.
Organizations can manage
their own destiny by seeking out and addressing the
cause of their benefit costs.
In this entertaining and
informative talk, Martin will give you examples of
injuries he has attended and how easily these injuries
could have been prevented. He will point out how these
injuries affected the bottom line of the employers of
the injured people. A business argument for off-the-job
safety and medical awareness will show you how your
organization can operate as a profit centre.