Everything you need to know about EHS Incident Reporting
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 5,190 fatal and 2.6 million non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses occurred in the United States in 2021. Combined, these incidents resulted in 70 million lost workdays, and The National Safety Council estimates that they had an economic cost of 167 billion dollars. These statistics show that workplace incidents affect not only the injured employees but also the organizations.
While incidents may not always be avoidable, it is crucial to document and report all necessary information. Incident reporting is a critical component of an organization’s incident management system, and EHS leaders must have a strong understanding of how it works.
Read this eBook to uncover everything you need to know about incident reporting, including its definition, importance, what incidents should be recorded, and strategies to encourage incident reporting.
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