If you want to become an effective and respected safety leader, you’re going to need to become exceptional with people. On this episode, the top 4 character and personality traits of respected safety leaders are discussed.
Workplaces whose managers and supervisors have great people skills have lower employee turnover and higher levels of engagement. There is also greater job satisfaction from employees and higher levels of productivity. Workplaces with managers and supervisors with great people skills simply perform better.
Here are four of the most critical personality traits to have to be able to make you more effective and respected in your supervisory and management duties in safety.
Kevin Burns is a management consultant, safety speaker and author of “PeopleWork: The Human Touch in Workplace Safety.” He is an expert in how to engage people in safety and believes that the best place to work is always the safest place to work. Kevin helps organizations integrate caring for and valuing employees through their safety programs.