Weaker OHS procedures, policies explain small employers’ higher injury risks: study


Workers at small firms say they are more frequently exposed to hazards and report more work-related injuries and illnesses than workers at large firms. But an Institute for Work & Health study finds the injury risks in large and small firms even out when weaker occupational health and safety policies at small firms are taken into account.

female factory worker sitting on floor with tools, looking worried about what to do