With a proactive approach, safety managers can improve workplace safety. Despite their own actions, safety managers may feel like they’re fighting against their company’s reactive safety culture.
Consider this in the sense of workplace injuries. When safety managers take a proactive approach, they must respond to fewer injuries. This not only improves the employee experience but it also saves on company costs.
Now imagine if the entire company adopted this same approach. The injuries and costs would become far lower, while the employee experience would continue to improve.
It’s clear that staying on top of safety efforts can help reduce avoidable workplace injuries. The key is for safety managers to encourage their companies to adopt the same sentiment. Here are some ways to do that.