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Study: Retail workers injured on the job are out an average 24 days

November 12, 2019

Via: HR Dive

The answer to reducing workplace injuries and managing risk in general appears to be training, according to HR leaders polled in a report from the Risk Institute at the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. In fact, “ensuring employees are properly trained” in safety precautions topped the list of risk-related priorities for 80% of the respondents.

This is likely a priority for many HR professionals, as the consequences associated with workplace injuries appear serious. A study by researchers at Boston University found a link between workplace injuries and an elevated risk of overdose and suicide.

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