Ask, Don’t Tell: Using Questions to Improve a Safety Meeting

Asking questions to improve our safety meetingsThe ultimate goal of a safety meeting is to communicate a message that raises safety awareness in the minds of your audience.  The problem , as we’ve already noted in the introduction video of this series, is that the majority of these meetings look more like one-way conversations.  You’ve delivered a message, but communication hasn’t happened.

About the Author

Eric Svendsen
Eric Svendsen, Ph.D., is Principal and lead change agent for safetyBUILT-IN, a safety-leadership learning and development organization. He has over 20 years experience in creating and executing outcomes-based leadership development and culture change initiatives aligned to organizational goals, and he personally led the safety-culture initiatives of a number of client organizations that resulted in “best ever safety performance” years for those companies.