RR249 - The development of case studies that demonstrate the business benefit of effective management of occupational health and safety

Describes the research undertaken to provide information on costs and benefits of health and safety initiatives. It outlines the research methodology and presents the information gathered on 19 case studies of the business case for health and safety initiatives undertaken in a range of organisations across a variety of industry sectors, including the public sector. A further part of the work was to develop case study material presenting the salient points of the case studies which can be used to persuade senior managers of the wider potential benefits of improving health and safety.

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Updated 2021-04-16