The international study looked at the question of how occupational safety and health is beneficial to companies. Answering this core question required that conceptual consideration was given to the idea of prevention accounting. It also required the collection of qualitative and quantitative data regarding the success of prevention. This report summarizes the initial results of the study.
Dietmar Bräunig, Thomas Kohstall, September 2011
The return on prevention: Calculating the costs and benefits of investments in occupational safety and health in companies
In 2010, the International Social Security Association (ISSA), the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV), and the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the Energy, Textile, Electrical and Media Products Sectors (BG ETEM) initiated an international study on Calculating the international return on prevention for companies: Costs and benefits of investments in occupational safety and health.
Topics: Occupational accidents and diseases