The Keys to Unlocking Safety Culture

October 24, 2014
Establishing and fostering a safety culture has, quite rightly, become a more prominent topic to consider for safety directors. No matter the industry or organization, it is now commonly accepted that safety culture can have a huge influence on the success or failure of a safety management system. Safety culture is not a program, policy or procedure, it is a reflection of how safety is managed in a workplace. However, it is often difficult to pin down, as it is a somewhat ethereal concept, based on soft components that cannot be easily measured – factors such as accountability, leadership and organizational learning. This difficulty is at the heart of many safety directors’ struggle – how do you pinpoint your organization’s current safety culture? Which activities are having a positive or negative effect? In this presentation, Shannon Crinklaw defines safety culture and provide suggestions and ideas around how to recognize and foster a strong safety culture within your organization. Watch this webinar and learn: How safety culture can be broken down into components The different ways that it can be (indirectly) measured Steps that managers should take to improve it How using Medgate to automate some safety activities assist in building a safety culture
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