If you’re an employee, this episode is for you. If you’re a supervisor or safety person, you may want to show this to your employees. There is a lot of talk of safety leadership, complacency, accountability and responsibility on the job these days.
At the same time, there is less discussion about compliance measures, rules, regulation, etc. And although there is still much work to be done in safety, we’re starting to change the conversation. Workplaces that are becoming more people-focused is good news.
Asking our people to step up and play leadership roles in their own lives is empowering to the employee. It helps to underscore the importance of accountability and responsibility in safety. There are three key responsibilities that employees have on the job.