The Cost of Accidents at Work. Nick Higginson Health & Safety Advisor. Why Prevent Accidents?. Humane Legal Economic. Humane. Prevent suffering and maintain quality of life No-one should be expected to risk life and limb in return for a contract of employment. Legal.
Health & Safety Advisor
Dr. J Whiston, ICI Group SHE Manager
Robert McKee, Chairman Conoco (UK) Ltd.
Basil Butler, MD British Petroleum plc
Birse Group plc
Wages for injured worker over period =
Lost production/remedial work required =
Overtime wages to cover lost production =
Wages for replacement worker =
Loss of time of manager/MD =
Legal expenses =
Fines and court costs =
Increase in Insurance Premiums =
Total cost to business = £45000