Putting the “Leadership” Back into Your Safety-Leadership Walkthroughs

leadership-walkthroughIn our last issue we alluded to the fact that there are fundamental differences between conducting a site or floor visit in the capacity of a manager v. doing the same thing in the capacity of a leader.  One crucial difference is the tone it sets, and how that tone impacts the quality of information you may get during your walkthroughs.

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.