New Study Finds Link Between Occupational Safety & Health and Improved Financial Performance

In a study published by the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, researchers have found that superior management of worker safety and health is linked to improved stock market value and returns. The study compared the performances of companies who had won an award for effective injury and illness prevention with those of the 500 leading companies publicly traded in the U.S. stock market over a 15-year period. The safety award winning businesses outperformed the other firms, proving that preventative safety and health management correlates directly with a company’s bottom line. Read more about the study here.

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