Changing a Safety Culture Starts with … YOU

safety culture change starts with youThe Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy wrote, “Everyone wants to change the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”  This quote is a useful starting point for anyone in a leadership role trying to bring about deep organizational change, such as creating a safety culture.  Too often we set out with clarity about how we want others to change, but not with a lot of consideration about how we must change.

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safetyBUILT-IN is the safety-leadership learning and development division of SCInc. We believe sustainable safety performance is best achieved through a core-values based safety culture, and that culture must be driven by leadership. Our safety-leadership programs are competency-based, and focused on performance outcomes. We believe in building capability and ownership into our client organizations—as well as sustainability into our programs—so that our clients can continue running those programs long after we’re out of the picture. Our emphasis is on building better leadership presence, better leadership communication and better leadership coaching by first building relationships of trust with people and learning how to engage them on the level of their core values and beliefs.