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Workplace injury and violence prevention

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Prevention is key

There is no cure for injury -- the only approach is prevention, and most injuries are preventable. The cost of injury is significant when compared to the cost of prevention programs. Preventing injuries will lead to longer lives that can be enjoyed to the fullest, and will save Canadians money in the long run1: for every $1 spent on health and safety in the workplace, investors can expect to gain up to $6.152.

Develop a strategy to help protect your employees

Prevention is also key for eliminating violence and harassment in the workplace. As an employer, you are required by law to have policies and programs in place that address these issues3. Below you will find resources that will help you develop the necessary strategies to help protect your employees from both injury and violence.

           Injury & violence prevention