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Avoiding the hidden costs of environmental services staff injuries

Environmental services work-related injuries usually involve either exposure to harmful contaminants or musculoskeletal disorders

June 21, 2018

Environmental services work-related injuries usually involve either exposure to harmful contaminants or musculoskeletal disorders, according to an article on the Facility Cleaning & Maintenance website.

Facility managers are often not aware of the hidden costs that can result from worker injuries. Some are less tangible and harder to recognize.

For instance, when an accident occurs, supervisors must be called in to investigate what happened, taking them away from their typical duties

Time can also often lost by other cleaning workers discussing the accident. This can also crew morale and create ill will toward their employer.

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