The articles here will show you how to build safety culture, and maintain it when you do. We’ll talk motivation technique, incentives, employee contests, recognition programs, and other safety awareness methods.
All employers should know how great the benefits can be when employees embrace safety and live it every day. But some employees may think, What’s in it for me? Plenty, according to Safety Consultant Kevin Burns. Today, we have a list of benefits for employees who buy in to safety—and tips on providing the right tools to drive employee engagement.
The first steps taken following an accident involving a commercial motor vehicle are extremely important. Here’s a quick review of post-accident procedures that can protect employers and drivers.
A culture that promotes employee-driven safety changes safety attitudes and performance.
To really instill a strong safety culture you have to move to a system where employees are driving safety activities. That involves changes in perceptions, attitudes, beliefs, and values.
If you’re relying on safe work rules to protect employees, make sure the rules are reliable.
If workers take a “rules are for fools” attitude, and supervisors turn a blind eye, you could end up paying for their deficient safety attitude.
If it’s time for an employee safety attitude checkup, you don’t need to send your workers to the doctor. You can make your own diagnosis with a safety attitude survey.
Don’t let your workers leave safety at work at the end of the day. Safety is a 24-hour enterprise. Unfortunately, people tend to take chances at home that they would never consider taking under the watchful eye of their supervisor at work.
We often hear reports of companies proudly proclaiming that their lost-time injury rates are below the industry average, or that a certain department has gone X number of days without a lost-time injury. Prizes are awarded to the departments or individuals with the best records. However, insurance experts warn that under the surface of all this fanfare are underreported accidents and hidden hazards
Holiday decorations provide seasonal cheer around the home, but they can also be hazardous. So can holiday stress.