Workplace injuries bleeding economy
Australian businesses could save themselves and the economy up to $30 billion a year if they acted sooner to help injured workers get back in the workforce, according to a recent study.
Konekt, an Australian company that helps rehabilitate injured workers, says the annual total cost of workplace injuries -- including forgone salaries, legal and administration costs -- at about $60bn, or 4.8 per cent of GDP, could be cut by between a third and a half with better case management.
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Source: The Australian
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