Health & Safety Program Cost vs. Profitability Part Three: Paper-based health and safety programs waste a lot more than just paper

This is a continuation of our Health & Safety Program Cost vs. Profitability series. When considering changing spending decisions, it’s easy to overlook all the paper tucked in binders on office bookshelves or stuffed under the seats of field trucks, particularly paper that contains important programs like your health and safety program. Regardless of how […]

Health & Safety Program Cost vs. Profitability Part Two: What does it actually cost to write and maintain a health and safety program?

This is a continuation of our Health & Safety Program Cost vs. Profitability series. Every business should be able to operate without threat to its workers or the environment, and without risking profitability. What does it actually cost to write and maintain a health and safety program? The process of creating a single health and […]

Health & Safety Program Cost vs. Profitability Part One: Focusing Safety Professionals on their most valuable role

The cost of protecting worker health and safety must contribute to a company’s profitability, not challenge it. But with the current slumping economy, it’s increasingly difficult for companies to see bottom-line value in their health and safety programs. We all know the financial costs of failing to provide for worker safety: fines, shutdowns, loss of […]