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Understanding, calculating and using costs

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Illness and injury cost organisations money: poor injury management means that this cost is much higher than it needs to be.
Below, we explain the bottom line of injury, and give you some simple tools for estimating how much injury and illness cost your organisation. This information is vital when it comes to making the business case for best practice injury management.

This section of the handbook explains the costs associated with delayed RTW.
We also describe how to allocate cost to promote best practice injury management.
Understanding the costs of poorly managed RTW
Putting a price on injuries: direct and indirect organisational costs
Collateral damage: costs for employees and the community
Allocating cost for best practice injury management