Employees who face work-related injuries and illnesses commonly have subsequent stress and anxiety. Oftentimes, this stress is made worse by employers who stop communicating with the employee while they’re unable to work.
It is important for employers to make their employees feel appreciated and to invest in their well-being. This rapport helps employees feel welcomed, valued and trusted. As a result, if employees are injured at work, they are much more likely to report accidents and injuries.
Furthermore, lack of communication with employees can increase their workers’ compensation claim costs. Injured employees