Empowering a workforce to achieve and sustain safety performance success begins with one critical question: Is safety a core value at your organization? Or, better yet, is it the organization’s principal value?
Is worker safety and health the foundation upon which everything else is built? It’s easy to test, to see and to feel when you achieve it.
The benefits of creating a principle-based safety culture are many. You feel it because it is real, it’s the norm, it’s the way things are done around here. You know a company has achieved it when:
- You read it in things such as vision and mission statements.
- The senior leadership team is engaged and actively demonstrating their value.
- You see plant managers and their direct teams on the manufacturing floor, engaging with and learning from the