Whether looking to put a new safety program in place, make wholesale changes to an existing program, or build upon previous successes, many organizations face the challenge of ensuring that their employees are fully participating in safety efforts.
Ultimately, any attempt to build an effective and sustainable safety culture needs to be seen by employees as more than just another set of tasks pushed down from above. Direct engagement at all levels of the organization is the key to success.
This guide offers three suggestions for doing so:
- Add safety assessments to engage employees
- Identify and remove barriers to incident and near miss reporting
- Employ technology to improve safety efforts