EU-OSHA – The Economics of Health & Safety

March 14, 2016

CSWorkplace accidents and occupational illness can impact not only the economic performance of businesses but also a country’s economy. ‘The countries in Europe, many of them have their own methodology to calculate the costs. Their calculation is that poor occupational safety and health leads to a loss of 90 billion euros and that means more or less 3.2% of GDP,” says Christa Sedlatschek, EU-OSHA Director.