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Infographic of the Week: Thoughts about workplace safety

Based on data collected from the 2012 WHS Perceptions Survey from a representative sample of Australian businesses, Safe Work Australia created an infographic to shot the differences between employers’ and employees’ perception of safety in the workplace.

The data is based on responses from 1572 Australian business and 1311 workers. Check out the chart below:

Data from the infograph

Responses Employers Workers
Think their workplace is safe 90% 89%
Encourage workers to talk to superiors about problems 87% 88%
Think minor incidents are a normal part of daily work 9% 24%
Think risks are unavoidable in this workplace 18% 36%
Accept risk taking at work 4% 15%

 

 


Jaka Exstrada

Jaka has been a long-standing employee with Andatech, and has a background in events, marketing, and hospitality business management. An accredited Drug and Alcohol Officer for Drug Abuse Testing, Jaka brings valuable insight into the fields of drug testing. With his knowledge, companies also consult Jaka for drug and alcohol policies, and regulations- all of which he provides briefs on drug abuse information in the workplace.