Just as your corporate culture contains and affects all workers – from top management to the front line workers – so does a safety culture. Take into account what your organization would appear like if only leading executives or only line staff practiced safe habits in the workplace. You would see inconsistencies in approach, gaps in purchase-in and much more incidents and injuries. A safety culture can only grow when absolutely everyone in the business embraces safety as a important component in their daily operate.
There are two fundamental components to generating and sustaining a security culture: Leadership and Employee Engagement. In Part 1 of this two-portion series, we will examine the management aspects that drive security as a core worth of the firm culture.