According to the National Safety Council, in 2009 over 5.1 million injuries occurred on the job, resulting in 55 million lost work days and total costs to business estimated at $168 billion. The average cost of a disabling injury was $53,000. Is your profit line 5%, 10% or more? How long will it take you to pay off one of more injuries with this price tag? Protecting the health and safety of your workforce improves productively and workplace morale, and protects your bottom line.
From facility design and construction through management and operation, Clas Consulting’s safety services focus on a comprehensive approach to workplace and employee safety and health. At every stage, our experienced Certified Safety Professionals and project staff effectively evaluate your safety goals and objectives and provide solutions that protect your workers and support your business needs, thereby enabling you to use workplace safety as a viable measure of business success. In-depth knowledge of national, state, and local safety standards and extensive practical experience applying those standards enable our staff to anticipate and respond to safety issues before they become liabilities, resulting in a safer, more productive work environment.
There are a variety of types of manufacturing businesses. Yet, no matter the product or the size of the company, the employer or management team is responsible for the safety of all workers. Many common processes and equipment are used in manufacturing industries. Safety issues are also common to most industry processes.