Drug and Alcohol Problems are estimated to cost businesses at least $100 Billion, annually in lost productivity.
About 23 million Americans suffer from alcohol and drug problems. Seventy-Five percent are employed, but only twenty percent of them seek help for their problems.
Drug and Alcohol Abusers cost American businesses twice the health care expense of the average employee.
Drug and Alcohol Abusers are involved in approximately 20-25% of workplace accidents. They are three times more likely to report for work late and five times ore likely to file a worker s compensation claim.
Cost of Violence in the Workplace is estimated to cost businesses more than $36 Billion, annually. This is 850% over previous estimates.
Violence in the workplace accounts for 17 percent of all occupational fatalities, making it the second leading cause of job related fatalities, right behind traffic deaths.
40% of working women who die from job-related injuries, die of murder.
2% of workplace violence results from shootings and stabbings.
Workplace violence is the main concern of corporate security directors at Fortune 1000 companies.
Each year tens of thousands of violent threats are made in the workplace, leading to thousands of workers being attacked and injured.
Each year more than two million Americans become victims of work related violence.
8% of the rapes, 7% of the robberies, and 16% of assaults all occurred in the workplace.
Crime victimizations in the workplace resulted in nearly 900,000 lost work days.
In a US. Study more than 40% female employees in the private sector, and more than 16% female university employees experienced sexual harassment within 24 months.
In recent years more than $150 million, annually, has been awarded to victims of sexual harassment.
A typical Fortune 500 Corporation can expect to lose $10 million annually from productivity, health care costs, poor morale and various complications arising out of sexual harassment.
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