Workplace Communicator Blog

You know you suck at being a Safety Influencer when...

Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on Sun, Jul 6, 2014

Recently, I was talking to Julie Honore from Safesearch, a safety professional recruitment company that specialise in finding safety staff in Asia, Australia and the Middle East.  She told me that there is a growing demand for sophisticated safety professionals that can coach, influence and engage on safety.

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Topics: safety influence, safety culture influence, health and safety influences, safety influencer

10 Safety Communication Skills for Safety Leaders

Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on Sun, Feb 23, 2014

To be an effective safety leader, you need to be able to persuade your workplace to buy-in to your safety vision.  You have to be able to cut through any confusion on safety and focus your organisation on what is important.

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Topics: safety messages, safety influence, safety communication skills

4 Steps to Communicating Persuasively on Safety

Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on Mon, Apr 22, 2013

Safety professionals often complain about how hard it is to get people to listen to them about safety. This is often a subtle sign that it might be time to change how they approach communicating the need for safe behaviours, rather than getting frustrated that it's not working.  After all, as Einstein said:

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Topics: CEOs and executives, safety professional, safety influence, improving safety communication, safety persuasion