Occupational health & safety data

Data presented here supports the Occupational health & safety section of this report. 

Days away from work case (DAWC) rate FY17  FY 19¹ ²


1 Days away from work cases (DAWC) is the number of days away from work multiplied by 200,000 (with 200,000 hours equivalent to 100 employees working a 40-hour week for 50 weeks of the year) and divided by the total number of hours worked by all employees.
2 Days away from work cases (DAWC) rate tracks any work-related injuries or illness that results in the injured/ill worker being unable to work for 1 or more days following the event. ERM tracks this metrics for our sustainability targets and goals.

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Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) FY17 – FY19¹ ²

1 This data includes ERM employees only.
2 Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) is the number of recordable injuries and illnesses multiplied by 200,000 (with 200,000 hours equivalent to 100 employees working a 40-hour week for 50 weeks of the year) and divided by the total number of hours worked by all employees.

GRI 403-9

Severity rate FY17 – FY19¹ ² ³

Severity rate by region

 FY17FY18FY19
Europe, Middle East and Africa 2.02 5.65 3.84
Asia Pacific 0.86 0.00 0.00
Latin America and Caribbean 3.71 1.82 1.86
North America 21.86 0.11 5.58
Global Businesses 0.00 0.00 0.00
Group 0.00 0.00 0.00

1 This data includes ERM employees only. 
2 Severity rate is the total number of days away from work and restricted-duty days multiplied by 200,000 (with 200,000 hours equivalent to 100 employees working a 40-hour week for 50 weeks of the year) and divided by the total number of hours worked by all employees.
3 Severity rates can vary due to number of hours worked, and the severity rate can be highly influenced by a single work-related injury or illness.

GRI 403-9

Number of recordable incidents FY1719¹

1 This data includes ERM employees only

GRI 403-9

Recordable incidents by type FY19

Number of recordable incidents by type 

 FY17FY18FY19
Caught¹ 1 0 1
Exertion² 4 3 1
Exposure³ 3 3 3
Hit⁴ 3 6 5
Security/Violence⁵ 0 0 1
Slips, trips & falls⁶ 5 3 6

1 Includes caught on, in or under.
2 Includes ergonomic (office or field) and fatigue.
3 Includes chemical and environmental exposures.
4 Includes hit by and against.
5 Includes aggression/threats towards personnel.
6 Slips, trips & falls includes falls on stairs, falls to lower levels, falls from height, falls on same level, and slip/trip from stairs.

GRI 403-9

Subcontractors injury and illness FY17 – FY19 ¹

 FY17FY18FY19
Recordable injuries 9 6 8
Non-recordable injury/illness incidents 38 42 35
Near miss 50 45 53
       

1 This data includes subcontractor workers only. A subcontractor for ERM provides services on an ERM project ultimately for an ERM-external client. This includes lower-tier subcontractors.