Safety and preventable injuries

Preventable injuries are one reason health care costs are rising. Each year, millions of Americans are rushed to emergency rooms to receive treatment for serious injuries that could have been prevented.

Simply buckling a seat belt, strapping on a bicycle helmet or ensuring that children use proper athletic equipment and receive proper training could prevent thousands of accidental deaths and injuries annually.

Use these messages to remind your employees to play it safe.

Direct mail

Pay a little now, or pay a lot later (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a bicycle helmet to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pay a little now, or pay a lot later - Spanish (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a bicycle helmet to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 1) (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 1) – Spanish (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 2) (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pick your padding (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a protective padding to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pick your padding - Spanish (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a protective padding to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

E-mails

Subject: Safety protects more than just your health (MS Word) — Uses the example of wearing a bicycle helmet to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Newsletter articles

Headline: Pay a little now, or pay a lot later (MS Word) — Uses the example of wearing a bicycle helmet to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Paycheck stuffers

Pay a little now, or pay a lot later (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a bicycle helmet to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pay a little now, or pay a lot later - Spanish (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a bicycle helmet to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pick your padding (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a protective padding to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pick your padding – Spanish (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a protective padding to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 1) (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 1) – Spanish (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 2) (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Posters

Pay a little now, or pay a lot later (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a bicycle helmet to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pay a little now, or pay a lot later – Spanish (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a bicycle helmet to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pick your padding (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a protective padding to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pick your padding - Spanish (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a protective padding to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 1) (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 1) – Spanish (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 2) (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Table tents

Pay a little now, or pay a lot later (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a bicycle helmet to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pay a little now, or pay a lot later - Spanish (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a bicycle helmet to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 1) (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 1) – Spanish (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Wear your seat belt (option 2) (PDF) — Explains how wearing your seat belt can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pick your padding (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a protective padding to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.

Pick your padding - Spanish (PDF) — Uses the example of wearing a protective padding to show how employees can prevent injuries and help reduce health care costs.