Building a Culture of Safety


Creating an effective culture of safety takes the commitment of an entire organization from the top down. Leaders need to be visibly dedicated to change by communicating the organization’s vision and openly receiving feedback from employees addressing concerns, in addition to reporting unsafe conditions and actions by fellow employees – no matter their position at the company.

Developing a strong safety culture can have a significant impact on reducing liabilities and operational losses from incidents and accidents. This results in fewer injuries and fatalities, higher productivity rates, boosted morale, and lower medical and insurance costs. Here are four ways companies can build a culture of safety.