Injuries and the workplace

The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries. More

To continue reading this article, please do one of the following.



PBN Executive Poll

Injuries and the workplace

Posted 5/7/12

How big a concern are workplace injuries for your company?

• Not a concern – 53.3%

• Somewhat of a concern – 33.3%

• Substantial – 13.3%

What types of workplace injuries has your company dealt with in the last two years?

• Falls – 20%

• Back injuries – 13.3%

• Repetitive-stress injuries – 6.7%

• None of the above – 66.7%

Have you done workplace-safety training with your staff?

• Yes, at the company’s expense – 13.3%

• Yes, sponsored by our

workers’ comp insurer – 33.3%

• No – 53.3%

Have you ever quantified how much workplace injuries cost your company?

• Yes, and it was less than 5 percent of annual revenue – 20%

• Yes, and it was more than 5 percent of annual revenue – 0%

• No – 80%

Calendar
PBN Hosted
Events

Only a few seats remain for PBN's Manufacturing Awards Dinner and Ceremony, Thursday, April 24th, at the Bryant University Bello Center. Don't hesitate. Register today!
  • Business Women
    Accomplished. Confident. Wicked Smart. Nominate women you know who deserve speci ...
  • 40 Under Forty
    It's the 10th Anniversary of 40 Under Forty, and PBN is planning a special event ...
  • Healthiest Employers
    Enrollment now open for the 2014 Healthiest Employers Program. Please take a mom ...
Advertisement
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  •  
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  •  
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
  •  
    National
    Local
    Latest News