“You want ME to lead the safety meeting?!” Turning Front-Line Employees into Safety Leaders

There’s a maxim that we mentioned in another article in this series that goes like this: “No one disagrees with their own ideas.”  There we suggested that instead of telling them how to be safe on the job, if we ask them open-ended questions about how they plan to be safe–getting them to actively think […]

Get Them Moving! Creative Ways to Make Your Safety Talks “Stick”

Last issue we looked at a two tips for conducting more effective, more engaging safety meetings–namely, “lead it, don’t read it,” and “ask, don’t tell.”  Both of these tips, taken together, will help eliminate the monotonous, disengaged safety meetings many of us have unfortunately grown accustomed to. In this issue we’ll look at another tip […]

Six Ways to Make Your Safety Talks “Stick” (Part 1)

Some are certainly better than others, but most could still stand improvement. I’m referring to safety meetings and the way they’re conducted, in whatever shape they may take or in whatever venue they may be held. Many safety meetings, regardless of industry or type of meeting, the meeting leader usually ends up reading the meeting […]

Protected: The A-B-C’s of Leading a Safety Culture

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Protected: Safety Leadership: It’s About Leading EQUITABLY, Not EQUALLY

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