ABC of Safety in the Biological Sciences




The Victim
The Institution
On Fellow Workers
Pain and suffering Loss of a trained worker Extra work
Permanent disability Loss of production Investigations and reports
Death? Damage to machinery Training new employee
Loss of earnings Damage to equipment Anxiety and/or guilt
Loss of sport or hobby Extra expenditure
Loss of prestige Wasted materials
Inability to resume occupation Increase in insurance premiums
Psychological effects Prosecutions
Feelings of uselessness Fines
Fear of further injury Civil actions
Effect on dependents Legal costs

Table 2: Effects of Accidents



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