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 data and infographic 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%