Possible Costs To An Organisation When Employees Are Absent Due To Work-Related Ill-Health

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There are a range of costs that have to be considered has having an impact on the organisation, including, but not
limited to:

  • Replacement of staff
  • Retraining those who will be replacing those absent
  • Project delays
  • Medical costs
  • Payments while the person is off work
  • Compensation costs (civil)



  • Defence costs of a criminal and/or civil action
  • Adverse publicity
  • Loss of staff motivation which will impact productivity
  • Revision of work processes
  • Investigation costs

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