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Are Your New Employees at Risk?

Over 30% of lost-time injuries occur to new employees. In PMA’s latest blog entitled “Are your new employees at risk”, we highlight some important best practices and tips to ensure that your employees are safe from day one.

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Statistics like this elevate your need to address safety from day one with new employees. Start by analyzing your claims history, using at least three years of data so you can identify trends. Drill down to see what locations, operations, departments, positions, tasks, and types of incidents reveal about injuries to new employees. This will give you an understanding of the safety, financial, and operating impact of these injuries on your organization—and areas to focus on with your risk control initiatives.

Your safety culture and employee orientation/training are keys to reducing risks for new employees. The following offers some key steps you can take as part of your overall risk control program.


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