June 2016 – Safety – Every 5 Hours

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Each time an employee is injured at work they are personally impacted. The following are potential personal costs to the injured individual:

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

One of The THR Promisesm behaviors is “I promise to keep you and me safe.” Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Remember, if you can’t take care of yourself, you can’t take care of others. Learn how using STAR can help keep you safe.