Accidents can happen quickly, but the lasting effects can last a long time afterwards. But what about the costs associated as the result of an accident? The costs involved are both direct and indirect; however, the employee who was injured will be the one who pays the most. The costs associated with an accident are not about just dollars and cents; it also reaches the quality of life to which a person may aspire to enjoy.
Some direct and indirect costs associated with an accident:
- Lost wages and overtime
- Medical bills
- Physical pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Lost time with friends and family
- Loss of productivity on and off the job
One split second of carelessness could change your entire future and the costs of an accident could be more than you are willing to spend. Work safe- avoid the true costs of an accident.