Articles

Economic Analysis: Make the Business Case for SH&E by Anthony Veltri and Jim Ramsay (September 2009)

Building a Case to Invest in OHS & Organizational Health (Australian Government, Comcare, June 2009)

Are Recessions Good for Workplace Safety? by Jan Boone & Jan C. van Ours

Workers’ Compensation & the Business Cycle (Institute for Work & Health, March 2009)

Job Outlook 2009: Staying the Course by Deidre Bello

Environmental, Social and Governance: Moving to Mainstream Investing? (BSR, June 25, 2008) (pdf)

Financial Decision Makers’ Views on Safety by Yueng-Hsiang Huang, Tom B. Leamon, Theodore K. Courtney, Sarah DeArmond, Peter Y. Chen & Michael F. Blair (pdf)

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act & Safety by Mark D. Hansen (pdf)

Ergonomic Investments by Tony Brace & Anthony Veltri (pdf)

SH&E Heroes & the Actuary’s Chamber of Secrets (pdf)

Reducing or Ignoring Workplace Safety During Business Downturns Costly, ASSE Notes

SH&E Reporting Relationships (pdf)

"Casting a Lucrative Green Glow on Your Bottom Line" by Pamela Winikoff (pdf)

European Agency for Safety & Health at Work Fact Sheet (pdf)

Economy-Based Countermeasure Decisions by Clark Kilgore & P.L. Clemens (pdf)

Economics & Safety by Melvin L. Myers, Henry P. Cole, Joan Mazur & Steve Isaacs (pdf)

SH&E Practices in India: A Conversation (pdf)

Health & Safety Tied to Stock Price

Staffing Analysis--Safety & Health Team Oversight Requirements: Evaluations of Multiple Models (pdf)

International Paper 2004-2006 Sustainability Update

A Data-Based Evaluation of the Relationship Between Occupational Safety & Operating Performance

SH&E Investment: Why Senior Management Should Commit & How SH&E Professionals Can Convince (MS Word)

"How Does Safety Stack Up?" by Sarah DeArmond, Yueng-Hsiang Huang, & Peter Y. Chen (pdf)

Example Annual Report (MS Word)

THE BUSINESS CASE FOR SAFETY Justifying an Investment in Ergonomics By Glenn Demby (MS Word)

Safety Through Design Implications in Z10 (MS Word)

Making a Business Case for Ergonomics (PDF)

From 10/2005 Professional Safety Journal. Management Systems and Integration (PDF)

Where’s my return? Many safety investments won’t show financial gain.

"The ROI of Safety and Business Leaders Who Get It" (PDF)

Technical Report on Staffing Issues and SH&E Professionals

Upfront - Study shows CEO's value work of safety professionals

Papers published by the International Labour Organization (ILO) addressing investment in occupational safety and health

ASSE Comment and Suggestions ISO Social Responsibility Standards Initiative

Issue 1 - Health and safety at work - A question of costs and benefits? (20/12/1999)

The Impact of SH&E Professionals & Safety Culture in Reducing Workers’ Compensation Costs & Workplace Injuries By Mike Nowak

The Cost of Safety Cost analysis model helps build business case for safety (pdf format)

Safety at Fort Dearborn Co. Transforming from “most wanted” to best in class (pdf format)

Article from Business Week discussing study on graveyard-shift work as well as the cost of losses. http://www.businessweek.com/bwdaily/dnflash/jul2003/
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Information from Liberty Mutual regarding BoSC costs.

BoSC Correspendence Addressing Sarbanes-Oxley Act (9/03) (pdf format)

Additional Comments on the Sarbannes-Oxley Act for Professional Safety Journal

Position Statement on SH&E Return on Investment

Sarbannes-Oxley Act of 2002, Public Law 107-204 Reporting Requirements for SH&E Professionals Sponsored by the Council on Practices and Standards (CoPS) Business of Safety Committee

"Proper Staffing of an Occupational Safety and Health Office" and by William T. Fine, from Professional Safety Journal.