Safety Is Everybody's Business. OSU Environmental Health & Safety. Course Objectives. Help you decide that safety IS everybody’s business, and why Provide you with an understanding of accident causes Explain safety responsibilities For both employees and employers
OSU Environmental Health & Safety
Not All Pain is GainNobody likes getting hurtHealthy employees are moreproductive employees
Cost of Accidents
On average, the indirect costs of accidents exceed the direct costs by a 4:1 ratio
The Iceberg Effect
(Direct costs in Worker’s Compensation)
Multiply by four to estimate indirect costs to the University
Legal Issues and Liability
It means that safety is everybody’s business.
From the moral aspect to the legal aspect, we all benefit from a safe work environment.