It’s not enough to have rules. It’s not even enough for management to promote safety. Every person in your organization needs to be on board and committed to safety.
The dictionary definition of culture is “the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group.”
A safety culture is a way of living and being, where safety becomes second nature. It’s an attitude that develops over time, a dedication to preventing accidents and saving lives. A safety culture is a valuing of people and a passion for preventing harm.
In the next few posts, we’ll look at ways you can cultivate a safety culture.