Making “Cents” of Workplace Safety Programs
During times of economic uncertainty, safety programs are more important than ever. Learn how to make the business case with upper management.
By Shawn Gregg | September 6, 2023
Read Time: 9 Minutes
In this time of uncertainty in global markets, organizations are reevaluating their operations and looking to restructure or reduce costs. While many critical investments keep your business running no matter the market conditions, perhaps none are as important as the one you make in workplace safety.
Instead of looking at environment, health, and safety (EHS) programs as cost centers, now is the time to double down on the long-term benefits these programs can bring by measuring and showcasing the robust return on investment (ROI) they can deliver. Seen this way, continuing safety programs is a way to protect the bottom line—not something that adds to it.
This article was originally published by EHSToday. Reprinted with permission of the publisher.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Shawn Gregg - Vice President of Global Safety joined Wesco in 2023, bringing over 30 years of industrial safety market knowledge and technical expertise. Gregg started his career as a safety engineer and has remained dedicated to producing and delivering safety solutions that keep workers safe.