News, Trends + Tips for a Safer Workplace

Aligning Workplace Safety with Employee Goals

Posted by National Safety Council

We’ve written about the need for employee engagement on safety in several blog posts, most recently in this one. But sustaining employee engagement can be tricky: how do you keep them interested and active in supporting your safety goals after the initial push to educate and empower?

One key way to do this is aligning organizational goals with employee-level goals. By creating clear goals for both the management and employee levels—then communicating the interdependence of them—you make employee engagement more sustainable.

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2014 Safety Resolutions Reading List

Posted by National Safety Council

92391642_blogWith the New Year comes new enthusiasm. You have the opportunity to take stock of your safety initiatives and plot a new strategy for enhancing the culture of safety at your organization. Here’s a list of smart, timely articles to help you getting started.

Safety & Health Magazine’s 2014 State of Safety

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5 Characteristics of a World Class Safety Management System

Posted by National Safety Council

165481452_blogThe Campbell Institute, the National Safety Council center of excellence for environmental, health and safety management, is the leading authority on safety best practices. In the fall of 2012, members of the Campbell Institute Research & Knowledge subcommittee conducted a comparative analysis of ten award-winning organizations to identify best practices that are common within recognized world class safety programs. 

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Creating a Culture of Safety in Your Organization - Part 2: Employee Engagement

Posted by National Safety Council

manufacturing_blogDeveloping and enhancing a strong and successful safety culture has many benefits to an organization.  In Part 1 of this series, we focused on the role of Leadership in creating a culture of safety within an organization. Equally important is employee engagement.

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4 Barriers to an Effective Company Safety Culture

Posted by National Safety Council

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Developing and enhancing a strong company safety culture can change the landscape of an organization and pay incredible dividends. Without active participation by all members of an organization, a safety culture will not evolve and the safety management system cannot reach its full potential.

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