My State:
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of 2018 EHS Salary Guide

This report will help you evaluate if you are being paid a fair amount for the responsibilities you are shouldering.

In addition, EHS managers can find the information to keep their departments competitive and efficient—an easy way to guarantee you are paying the right amount to retain hard-to-fill positions but not overpaying on others.

Download Now!
Bookmark and Share
August 22, 2012
NIOSH: Workers with paid sick leave have fewer injuries

A National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) study found that workers with access to paid sick leave were almost 30 percent less likely to suffer nonfatal occupational injures than those without access to paid sick leave.

For a Limited Time receive a FREE Safety Special Report on the "50 Tips For More-Effective Safety Training."  Receive 75 pages of useful safety information broken down into three training sections. Download Now

The research was published by the American Journal of Public Health. The results suggest that paid sick leave makes a greater difference in occupations and sectors with a high risk of injury. Examples are construction, manufacturing, agriculture, health care, and social assistance.

Paid sick leave can also reduce other costs, such as those associated with the spread of contagious diseases to coworkers. Despite the potential benefits, NIOSH found that 43 percent of American private sector workers report they do not have access to this benefit.

Featured Special Report:
2018 EHS Salary Guide
Twitter  Facebook  Linked In
Follow Us
Copyright © 2021 Business & Legal Resources. All rights reserved. 800-727-5257
This document was published on
Document URL: