February 15, 2019

Safety is NOT everyone’s responsibility

You read that correctly, safety is NOT everyone’s responsibility. I do not accept the idea that my welfare depends on someone else. If something ‘good’ happens to me, as with something ‘bad’ (touch wood), I rely on my ability to get through the situation, not anyone else’s.  In general, people in an organizational setting believe the complete opposite. So, one of the biggest challenges to safety management is getting employees to take responsibility for their personal safety, and to always act to reduce the risks of their operation.  Year after year, Health and Safety departments try to […]