• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Worker Compensation

In every workplace, big or small, implementation of safety measures should be a top priority for employers. It is the responsibility of the employer to create a safe working environment and protect employees against health and safety hazards at the workplace. Employees are exposed to several kinds of risks and hazards that have the potential to cause harm. From exposure to hazardous chemicals to dangerous manual tasks and from slip-and-trip incidents to psychosocial issues, there are several elements that can cause harm to employees. Though there are safety regulations and standards that every employer needs to adhere to, the frequency of workplace injuries is high. Workers’ compensation is a system designed to deal with workplace injuries and provide compensation to injured employees. Almost every business ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles