Your role in safety

In her Workplace Communicator newsletter, Marie-Claire Ross talks about your role in workplace safety in an on-line article called ‘Why Supervisors are so Important when Improving Workplace Safety. Positive communication relations between supervisors and employees is the key: encouraging positive safety attitudes and sharing important safety-related information.

She also gives a good model showing the elements of a workplace safety culture and in that same article, Three Simple Steps to Improve Safety Culture, suggest three things you can do to make your team more safety conscious.

Discussion questions

Check out these two articles and see whether you are doing all you can to create a safety culture in your workplace.