Injuries and Illness

7 Stupid Reasons People Get Hurt at Work (Infographic)

Thirty percent of employees are injured on the job within the first year of employment – which is a major issue for employee turnover. Additionally, injured employees decrease morale and can lead to costly OSHA and legal fines if it comes to light that their injury is a fault of the company.

Avoiding new employee injury is important for your bottom line and the future of your employees and company.

Read the infographic below to learn 7 stupid reasons new employees get injured on the job to help you remove these hazards and increase safety engagement in your workplace.

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  • Wendy S

    I find it a bit disparaging that we’re saying it’s STUPID to not ask questions. In fact, these reasons are not STUPID, they are preventable…maybe we should reword this as 7 Preventable Reasons People Get Hurt

    Stupid doesn’t invoke a very positive safety culture message.

    • EHSDA Editor

      Hi Wendy,

      Your concerns are valid, especially as they relate to safety culture. We’re revisiting the wording of this infographic’s title. Thank you!