Category: Personal stories

I was standing in the grocery line-up when it happened. A worker slipped from the top of a step ladder (the part you are not supposed to stand on) and landed on his back into a bin of onions.

“It doesn’t matter what you have written down in a book. If that doesn’t translate into something real with the people you are responsible for, as a business owner, it means nothing.”

It’s a topic that tends to make people uncomfortable – but compassionate solutions can be found. Workers need support to get back on the job, where they are needed, and employers and supervisors need to learn how they can help make that happen.