Why do OHS injuries go unreported?

Having safety goal of ‘zero’ can be intimidating to employees, say experts
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/04/2016

It certainly has a nice ring to it: “Our workplace has had zero lost-time injuries.” 


But the concept of zero — zero injuries, zero lost-time incidents, zero lost man hours — doesn’t actually promote workplace safety  the way employers intend; in fact, it creates hidden safety risks, according to Alan Quilley, president of Safety Results in Sherwood Park, Alta.