Safety Bulletins

Measuring and Reporting

Phil O'Reilly, BusinessNZ CEO, says the survey is the most comprehensive assessment of where New Zealand stands in terms of the connection between absenteeism, sickness, costs and related practices in the workplace “until now, no one has put the pieces together to see what the picture looks like...

In view of the above, we (Central Safety Committee) would like to start measuring and benchmarking absenteeism. Understanding absenteeism, the reasons for it, and applying what we learn will likely lead to a safer and more productive workplace for everyone.

View this article in Safety Bulletin 91