It is a measure of yesterday’s safety performance. How many of us go to the weatherman for yesterday’s weather? •Doesn’t scale well. Small employers don’t produce enough man hours to create a TRIF with appropriate volatility. Without enough man hours, all it takes is a single recordable injury to jump your TRIF sky high which will have you appearing culpably unsafe when what you really are is a small employer that values transparency. •It is indirect. The TRIF measures injuries directly and a correlation is then drawn between injuries and safety to determine how safe a workplace is. But what if there are no injuries? What if there are injuries but they don’t get reported?
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