Good employees who have special skills and talent take pride in their work and they protect that pride by engaging in safety. Here on Episode 49, 3 Ways to Improve the Effectiveness of Your Safety Program.
Without getting into long descriptions, good workplace safety culture is the result of attitudes and personal and corporate values aligning. If there's apathy in the workplace, very little attention and care will be given to safety. You can't change the safety culture without addressing the underlying attitudes and values.
To be an industry leader, to have an engaged workforce, you will need to do three things to improve the effectiveness of your safety program.
Kevin Burns is a management consultant, safety speaker and author of "PeopleWork: The Human Touch in Workplace Safety." He is an expert in how to engage people in safety and believes that the best place to work is always the safest place to work. Kevin helps organizations integrate caring for and valuing employees through their safety programs.