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Effectiveness of HR using Accident Rates

I am preparing a presentation for work related to HR functions that could be used to illustrate human resources effectiveness using accident rates. I do not know enough about HR to understand how accident rates illustrate organizational effectiveness. Can you help? I need to know what HR functions are involved and how they relate to accident rates. For example if accident rates are up what HR functions are involved and how do these functions relate to the problem of increased accident rates. I could also use some recommendations on how HR can have a positive impact and contribute to the organizations effectiveness in regards to accident rates. How can I perform a strengths, weakness, opportunity, treats and trends (SWOTT) analysis on the recommendations?

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//The given discussion paper is based on the 'HR functions' and their role in the management of the accident rates. In this concern, in the first section of the discussion paper, the description of the Human Resource Management and their effectiveness in the management of the accident rates is given in detail under the same heading.//

Effectiveness of HR using Accident Rates


Human resource management is concerned with managing people at work and also directing their actions to maximize both the personal and organizational goals (Gupta, 2007). Each year the employers all round the world loose around $132.1 billions due to injuries of the employees at work and also about 130,000,000 man-hours from the missed work. In order to reduce these inflated costs and to uphold the production in the organization, reducing the injuries in the place of work has been an enduring and challenging field of concern for organization's HR Department. These injuries may be caused as a result of any unsafe activity or act on part of employee or as a result of unsafe working conditions or defective plant or shop layout, inadequate ventilation, etc. (Mamoria & Gankar, 2002).

//In the next section of the discussion paper, the functions of the Human Resource Department in the management of the accident rates is specified.//

Functions of Human Resource Department and their relation with Accident Rates

The functions of human recourse department may broadly be classified into two categories, viz., the managerial functions and the operating functions. The managerial functions of HRM involve ...

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