Over the course of the year, there are 1.6 million missed days of work because employees get into auto accidents. Traffic crashes cost employers in excess of $47 billion every single year. Car accidents are a leading cause of on-the-job injury, and not just for delivery people, taxi drivers, and truck drivers.
People in lots of different professions have to be in their cars as part of their work, whether they are picking up office supplies or running errands for their boss or traveling to client meetings. Whenever one of these people get hurt on-the-job, they can make a work injury claim with the help of an Atlanta workers’ comp lawyer.
Employers who want to avoid lost productivity, missed time from work, and other consequences of car accidents should do everything they can to try to prevent on-the-job accidents. Participating in Drive Safely Work Week is one of the things that they can do.