Workplace Communicator Blog

10 Ways to make your Safety Culture Suck

Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on Mon, May 20, 2013

Are your safety efforts are stuck in the past?  Unfortunately, some companies think of safety as an afterthought ensuring that it is never fully integrated into the organisation.  Thereby, ensuring that safety is never properly embedded into the company.

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Topics: CEOs and executives, safety professional, poor safety habits, bad at safety, poor safety culture

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

How Great Safety Habits Foster a Healthy Safety Culture

Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on Mon, Mar 25, 2013

Researchers have found that institutional habits exist in almost every organisation.  Interestingly, one of the main differences between a company that outperforms on safety versus a poor performing company with safety are their safety habits.

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Topics: CEOs and executives, safety habits, safty culture, safety professional, keystone habits