Who can do the most to promote safety in the workplace? YOU! You’re the one employees look to for leadership and guidance. You’re the one management relies on to provide safety training, enforce safety rules, and monitor employee performance. Each week for the next 12 weeks we will post a new step.
Step # 10 Reward Safe Behaviour
Most employees want approval and recognition. When they follow safe work practices or make safety suggestions, let them know you’re pleased and grateful. When you’re busy and under a lot of pressure, it’s easy to focus only on the negative things employees do. Make sure they get credit for the good stuff, too.