It’s In Place, But Is It Sustainable?

It’s In Place, But Is It Sustainable?You’ve rolled out your latest and greatest safety program to strengthen your safety culture, you’ve done all the attendant training, and you’ve laid out the new policies – now what? It doesn’t matter what kind of program change you make to a safety culture it you don’t ensure it’s going to survive the change process and endure till the end. Yours wouldn’t be the first safety program to earn the stigma of the latest “flavor of the month” for facility employees. Here are a few guidelines for ensuring the effort is sustainable.

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.