Losing temporary employees prematurely is bound to create challenges tied to productivity, morale and the overall bottom line. So what drives majority of contract workers to leave an assignment early? Your safety and onboarding strategy, or lack thereof, may be a strong indicator.
Category: Safety Culture and Behavioral Safety
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.
Gaining buy-in from employees and motivating them to value safety is crucial to building a strong safety culture in an organization. Yet when safety professionals are asked to identify their top challenges on the job, employee engagement is always at the top of the list.
Every day, workers witness actions that they know are unsafe—potentially disastrous actions that could almost certainly be stopped—but they don’t voice their concerns. Why are people inhibited in these situations? Why do we so often stay silent?
BLR’s Safety Culture 2017 will come to Austin, Texas this September 11 and 12. The conference, geared to both HR and safety professionals, will focus on how employers can improve safety compliance and enhance worker performance, with participants leaving with a powerful action plan to improve culture at their organizations based on case studies and […]
Many were surprised last month when NASCAR favorite Dale Earnhardt, Jr., announced his departure from racing at the end of this year’s season. Why did he walk away, and why should safety professionals take note?
Although workplace deaths are often called accidents, they “are rarely ‘accidental,’ as in a matter of chance or bad luck,” according to Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels in a recent opinion piece. Michaels says the issue can usually be traced back to decisions by employers and managers? Agree? Disagree? […]
The experts say employee engagement is the (not so) secret element in a successful safety program. So how about some fresh new ideas for making it happen? We’ve got them here.
Behavioral observations are a tool to improve safety performance and enhance employee engagement. If it’s been a while since you assessed your observation program and methods, you’ll want to keep reading for a proven method from safety expert Shawn Galloway.
With all the different risks and hazards to keep track of, it’s hard to isolate the most important factors in keeping your people safe on the job. Keep reading to see what one safety pro suggests. You may be surprised at his choices.
The president of one of the nation’s leading safety associations says complying with rules and policies isn’t enough for breakthrough safety performance. Keep reading to find out what matters even more.