23.07.2007

Study Shows Benefits of Occupational Safety and Health Programs

The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(OSHA) has published a case study illustrating how workers'compensation
savings, productivity and quality increase as a result of a comprehensive
safety and health program. The study, titled 'Ritrama Invests in Safety and
Improves Its Bottom Line' shows the experiences of Ritrama, a multi-national
corporation.

They designed and implemented a safety and health program to educate the
managers, supervisors and employees about safe work practices and
company-specific procedures at its manufacturing plant in Minneapolis,
Minnesota. As a result of the program, the company reduced its workers'
compensation premiums, increased productivity and product quality, and improved
its employee recruitment and retention.

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AplusA-online.de - Source: U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety & Health Administration