Building an OSHA Program to Reduce Workers Comp Costs By Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley 11/19/2012 When a construction company experiences significant increases in workers’ compensation costs, it often triggers internal activities aimed at reducing insurance costs. The key to reducing spending is more than just stopping a few accidents; it is having a sound safety program designed to continuously improve. A safety program that meets or exceeds the OSHA standards can yield significant savings by reducing injuries and illnesses. Policies alone won’t get results; the program must move from paper to practice to succeed. Putting a policy into practice requires a strategic plan clearly communicated to key participants, good execution of that plan based on developed competencies, and a culture that inspires and rewards people to do their best. To read this two-page newsletter, click here. To learn more, contact Travis Hinman at email@example.com.