Texas A&M University Cost Benefit Analysis Case Study
You have just been hired as the Director of Safety and Health at US Jets, a mid-sized business organization that designs, manufactures, and sells mid-sized business jets in Dallas, TX. During a review of recent injuries, you noticed that 55% of all workers’ compensation claims were suffered by workers working in Assembly Department 22. This assembly operation was just started this year. There were 5 cases of tendonitis, 2 cases of carpal tunnel syndrome, and 2 shoulder strain cases associated with this operation this past year. There are 40 workers in this department. The average wage for workers in this department is $14.50 per hour. Workers work 40 hours per week each week.