Absenteeism Bradford Factor

Absenteeism Bradford Factor is a measure of the level of unauthorised employee absence from work.


Bradford Factor = Dt x Et x Et

Dt = Total number of days of unplanned absence

Et = Total number of individual spells or episodes of absense


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