There may be other motivating factors, but the main goal of all business owners or employers is to make money. The production of goods or a service is usually the source of that money. Who are the main producers of that goods or service? Your employees. That makes employees the backbone of business and extremely valuable to business owners. In the workplace, your employees’ safety should be one of your top priorities.
It has long been understood, although perhaps not proven, that taking regular breaks in the workplace may reduce accidents. Reducing the risk of accidents reduces the risk of claims on your NJ workers compensation insurance. Many workers have a quick drink on their breaks, and a combination of hydration and being briefly off duty lessens fatigue.
Problems caused by fatigue can include:
• Impediment of normal reaction time
• Usual hand-eye coordination affected
• Decision-making ability impaired
• Confused communication
• General irritation and impatience
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