Just an occupational hazard?

Recent research by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) hasconfirmed the well-known adage that 'a safe business is a good business'.However, the HSE has gone even further by demonstrating the huge negativeimpact on companies that can arise from work-related ill-health andaccidents.

Its figures show that health and safety failures are costing Britain'semployers a colossal £6.5bn every year, with over 25m working days lostannually. In addition, more than 1m UK workers suffer from

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