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Cost to industry of accidents and ill-health

IET factfile: Health and Safety - The cost of accidents and ill health in the workplace

A health and safety briefing provided by the IET.

All of us wish to avoid accidents at work, to avoid the suffering which can result from even quite minor accidents. Most of us also realise that accidents can lead to substantial losses to the organisation for which we work. It sometimes comes as a shock to realise just how much money is lost from causes which are almost entirely avoidable.