Does Work Related Injury Include Injury Sustained on the Way to Work?

Does Work Related Injury Include Injury Sustained on the Way to Work?

Let’s talk about work-related injury. Someone asked a question – The question goes thus: If a worker gets injured on his way to work, can such be classified as “Work Related Injury”? Before I answer this question, we should understand what work-related injury is. What is Work-Related Injury  A work-related injury is said to be…

Side Impact Collision: Causes and Effects on the Body

Side Impact Collision: Causes and Effects on the Body

A side impact collision is a vehicle crash where the side of one or more vehicles are impacted. These crashes often occur at intersections, in parking lots, and when two vehicles pass on a multi-lane roadway. What happens in a side-impact collision is that the front of one vehicle strikes the side of another. These…

5 Important Questions To Ask During Accident Investigation

5 Important Questions To Ask During Accident Investigation

Accident investigation is a systematic process adopted to unravel the mystery behind every accident that occur on site. This mystery will never be unravel if the right questions are not asked. Without a good investigation, there cannot be a good incident report. In this blog post we will highlight “5 Important Questions to Ask during…

Direct and Indirect Costs of Workplace Accidents

Direct and Indirect Costs of Workplace Accidents

Accident is one thing that everyone tries to prevent either consciously or unconsciously as it comes with lots of negative impacts (Direct and indirect costs of workplace accidents) both in the short term and long term. At the end of this article, you will understand the “Direct and indirect costs of workplace accidents“. When workplace injuries…

Incident Management Process: Plans and Strategies
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Incident Management Process: Plans and Strategies

An incident is an event that could lead to the loss of, or disruption to, an organization’s operations, services, or functions. If not managed an incident can escalate into an emergency, crisis, or disaster. Incident management is therefore the process of limiting the potential disruption caused by such an event, followed by a return to…

How To Calculate OSHA Recordable Incident Rate
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How To Calculate OSHA Recordable Incident Rate

OSHA recordable incident rate is expressed as – The total number of recordable illnesses and injuries per 100 full-time employees in a year. The word recordable is used because not all kinds of incidents are captured when calculating the OSHA recordable incident rate; only recordable incidents. OSHA recordable incidents or illnesses are: Any work-related fatality….