Just like all the other professionals out there, the Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) profession changes with time too. If you wish to remain at the top of your industry, you must keep up with the latest trends. This allows you to implement the industry best practices ensuring you're always seen as an asset, not a liability, by your company. In addition, you’ll always be a pioneer when it comes to the safety of your employees.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 5,147 workers died from work-related injuries in the U.S. in 2017. This brought the fatal injury rate to 3.5 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers. Additionally, a worker is injured on their job every 7 seconds. This equals to 104 million production days lost due to work-related injuries in 2017.