This report upholds the need for maintaining safety at workplace as imperative for ensuring harmony, employee engagement and overall betterment. The insights and recommendations of this report will prove valuable to disseminate the need for greater interventions in safety and health and also to guide companies in evolving strategies for the purpose.
The report points out that occupational illness include both direct cost - such as medical expense and employee compensation, and also indirect costs related to workplace disruption, loss of productivity and impact on reputation and morale. Outlining the various real life experiences, the report concludes that preventive measures bring high benefits to organisation.
This report was released at Conference on Business Case for Safety held on 21 December 2016 at Mumbai.