Numerous articles echo the impact of workplace issues and the costs to the organization and its people.

According to the CDC, the health effects due to workplace issues cost employers approximately 200 million lost workdays each year, with a projected expense of $17 to $44 billion Dollars for the employers.

Below we have curated a few of these articles for review.

The Cost Of Ignoring Mental Health In The Workplace

by Carly Sime

excerpt: “Work is considered good for health according to the World Health Organization. However, they also note that negative work environments can lead to physical and mental health problems and are also likely to perpetuate existing difficulties”

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Workplace injuries and illnesses and employer costs for workers’ compensation

Chalita Brandly

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Excerpt: ” The incidence rate for injuries and illnesses involving days away from work—the number of such incidents per 10,000 full-time workers—was 191.6 in the NRCM occupations in 2014, compared with 107.1 for all occupations.

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Cost of Fatigue in the Workplace

National Safety Council

Excerpt: “

​Fatigue is estimated to cost employers about $136 billion a year in health-related lost productivity, and more than 70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. But the cost of fatigue is not just measured in lost productivity. Chronic sleep deprivation also causes depression, obesity, cardiovascular disease and a host of other illnesses

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Updated 4/14/2020