April 2015: What will it cost me?

What Will it Cost Me?

MomdaughterPiggybackTake a moment. Think about the activities you love to do in your free time…..

Now, think about all of the things you want to do in retirement….

If you are like most people, these things included time with family and fun activities. But what happens if you are injured? Will you be able to do all of the things you want to do? Take a minute to consider the personal impacts of an injury.

Personal Costs of an Injury

  • Immediate pain
  • Filling out paperwork and reports
  • Days off work
  • Transitional duty
  • Doctor and/or PT visits
  • Surgery
  • Lost income
  • Long-term disability
  • neckacheChronic pain
  • Increased stress
  • Missed experiences with family
  • Inability to be active in retirement

Help prevent injuries in the workplace. If you see a safety hazard, Speak up for Safety!