• United States



by Paul Kerstein

Workplace Injuries Drop, Financial Impact Remains

Sep 21, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Despite the drop in the number of workplace injuries, accidents continue to hit the bottom line of employers. The Insurance Journalreports that two studies by Liberty Mutual found that the rate ofgrowth in these industries slowed significantly since 2003, but thesheer size of the financial impact remains the same. According to KarlJacobson, a senior vice president and general manager of Liberty MutualLoss Prevention, safety directors, risk managers and financialexecutives should begin to understand why people get hurt on the joband focus management efforts there. Read more.