Safety Culture and Behavioral Safety

5 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in Safety

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.

Dustin Rusch, chief safety officer for mechanical contractor J.F. Ahern Co., says these steps can help turn your entire workforce into a safety improvement team. The key he says, is creating a “shared belief” through statements like this: “Every employee can make an impact through their words, actions, and decision.” Rusch says shared beliefs can energize a common cause that employees can rally around.
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