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Recordable OSHA

Reducing Recordable OSHA Work Injuries

How does Ark-La-Tex specialize in reducing recordable OSHA injuries?

  • Keeping treatment in FIRST AID mode as much as possible
  • Helping with pre hire work such as pre placement physicals and drug testing
  • Return to work evaluations to prevent injuries from reoccurring.

Our proof is in the writing, see our references from large contractors at Red River Army Base.

Importance of Lowering OSHA Recordables

  1. Legal Compliance: OSHA is the regulatory agency responsible for ensuring safe and healthy working conditions in the United States. Compliance with OSHA standards is mandatory for employers. By reducing recordable injuries, companies demonstrate their commitment to complying with OSHA regulations and avoiding potential legal penalties.
  2. Employee Safety and Well-being: The primary reason for reducing recordable injuries is to protect the safety and well-being of employees. Workplace injuries can lead to physical harm, emotional distress, and financial burdens for workers and their families. By prioritizing safety, companies create a healthier work environment and show that they value their employees’ lives and well-being.
  3. Productivity and Efficiency: Work-related injuries can significantly impact productivity and efficiency within an organization. When an employee gets injured, they may require time off work to recover, resulting in decreased output. Moreover, injuries can lead to operational disruptions, increased employee turnover, and higher training costs for replacements. By reducing injuries, companies can maintain a productive workforce and minimize disruptions.
  4. Cost Savings: Workplace injuries come with significant financial costs for companies. Direct costs include medical expenses, workers’ compensation claims, and legal fees. Indirect costs include lost productivity, increased insurance premiums, and damage to the company’s reputation. By reducing recordable injuries, companies can save money by lowering healthcare expenses, insurance premiums, and legal liabilities.
  5. Positive Company Image: Companies that prioritize safety and actively work towards reducing recordable injuries tend to have a positive image both internally and externally. Employees feel more valued and engaged when their safety is a top priority. Externally, customers, investors, and the general public view safety-conscious companies as responsible and trustworthy, which can enhance the company’s reputation and attract more business opportunities.
  6. Competitive Advantage: In industries where safety is critical, such as manufacturing, construction, or oil and gas, having a strong safety record can provide a competitive edge. Clients, customers, and business partners often prefer to work with companies that have a proven track record of prioritizing safety. A commitment to reducing recordable injuries can differentiate a company from its competitors and open doors to new business prospects.

Reducing recordable injuries is crucial for OSHA compliance, ensuring employee safety, maintaining productivity, saving costs, enhancing company image, and gaining a competitive advantage. By prioritizing safety, companies demonstrate their commitment to the well-being of their employees and create a healthier and more prosperous work environment. At Ark-La-Tex OccMed, we’re dedicated to providing services to help you reduce recordable injuries.