5 Tips for Implementing Successful Workplace Safety Policies

Logical and well-implemented safety policies are the foundation of most healthy company safety cultures. In many ways, your policies are what set the rest of your safety activities in motion. From employee training (“Here are the policies you need to follow”), to internal audits (“Are we acting in accordance with our policies?”) to injury reporting (“Were the relevant safety policies being followed? Can we implement a policy that will prevent similar injuries from occurring in the future?”), your safety policies will be referenced and put to use in many different ways on a daily basis.

It makes sense then to conclude that your company’s overall safety performance will be – in part – the result of how effective you are in introducing new safety policies. With this in mind, here are 5 tips for ensuring that you set your policies up for success!

1. Define What Success Looks Like. Simple, …