Guide to Addressing the Underreporting of Safety Incidents in the Workplace

Guide to Addressing the Underreporting of Safety Incidents in the Workplace

Safety Managers have long cited the underreporting of safety incidents in the workplace - accidents, injuries, and illness - as a major hurdle to improving safety performance and cementing a positive safety culture. But it appears even frontline managers have underestimated the sheer number of safety culture. But it appears even frontline managers have underestimated the sheer number of safety incidents that go underreported. Not only is safety incidents that go underreported. Not only is safety reporting more pervasive than previously considered. It's also happening across business lines and at every level of the organization. 

How bad is the issue? A recent Underreporting of Safety Incidents in the Workplace survey put the global total at 25 percent. That's a full quarter of workplace incidents, including near misses, as well as injuries and property damage events, go underreported. 

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