Recently, researchers quantified the economic burden of work injuries and diseases based on direct health care costs, indirect productivity costs, and intangible health-related costs. Director of Ergonomics Research Blake McGowan shares the findings in this month’s Bottom Line video. Watch the video above.
References: Tompa, E., Mofidi, A., van den Heuvel, S. et al. Economic burden of work injuries and diseases: a framework and application in five European Union countries. BMC Public Health 21, 49 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-10050-7