Building Ownership for Safety: Is Your Safety Culture Integrated?

Building Ownership for Safety: Is Your Safety Culture Integrated?Last issue we looked at the first of two principles of employee engagement that may impact ownership of a safety culture. That principle can be stated as follows:

Engagement Principle #1: When a responsibility is relegated to a special person or a designated team, it is abdicated by everyone else.

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.