In every industry of the business world today, there is an ever-increasing push towards workplace health and safety.
Some figures indicate that Businesses spend upwards of $170 Billion dollars a year on workplace injury and illnesses and that the implementation and adherence to an in-depth Health & Safety program can save companies more than 20 to 40 percent of those related costs. (OSHA)
Increasingly more and more contracts are being awarded based on safety performance, including a contractor’s TRIR rating. TRIR stands for Total Recordable Incident Rate and is a figure calculated from data recorded on OSHA reporting logs.