Building Employee Ownership for Safety Leadership

Building Employee Ownership for Safety LeadershipOne of the best ways to build safety leadership skills in front-line employees is to put them in charge of leading safety meetings in the company. This can be as simple as setting up a safety-meeting rotation program that assigns a different employee the lead position each time the meeting is held.

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.