This blog post is part 1 of a 2-part series

In the United States and Canada alone, there are close to 200,000 mid-market sized organizations. Typically defined as having an annual revenue of over $10 million and under $1 billion, these organizations employ roughly 25% of the workforce or close to 55 million employees.  These organizations are found in almost every industry with employees performing various tasks and activities, each having their own health and safety concerns. 

How Do You Ensure That Your Employees Go Home Safely Every Day?

OSHA encourages that all organizations, regardless of size, implement an Injury and Illness Prevention Program to identify and address problems before they occur in the workplace.  These programs have been proven to not only reduce the likelihood of a safety event such as an injury, illness or fatality but have shown that when a prevention program is in place, organizations will see an increase in employee morale.  An increase that ultimately leads to greater employee productivity and employee retention.  International Standards such as OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001 provide the framework for health and safety management systems, however not all mid-market organizations are able to successfully implement these for several different reasons.

Challenges for Health and Safety Within the Mid-Market:

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For a deeper dive into the unique EHS challenges facing mid-market organizations (and how to solve them) watch our webinar with Occupational Health & Safety. 

Read the second post in this series, The Benefits of an Enterprise-Grade EHS Solution for the Mid-Market