Five steps to improving your workplace safety culture

Eric Glass

No matter what industry you’re in, today’s workplace safety issues are a minefield of daily challenges. Modern workplaces have a continually fluctuating workforce, including temporary or gig employees, new or evolving technology and a heightened understanding of the indirect costs of an unsafe workplace, like lost productivity. Industrial health and safety initiatives have never been more critical.

Over 25 years of experience as a safety advisor, I have seen shocking examples of unsafe facilities and practices. These examples have led me to one key point. Ultimately, at the core of a strong safety program is a strong safety culture.