“When you work unsafely, you get higher production and praise.” “If you report something then you have an issue,it’s a blame game.“ “They need to kill a few [people] before anything is done.” Investment in safety culture is crucial. If your people lack the intrinsic motivation to take responsibility for their own safety, the risk of incidents and injuries will …
As we roll into National Safe Work Month, we’re shining the spotlight once again on the ever-growing importance of workplace safety. This October, we’re being asked to speak up for safety with the theme of the year centred around the notion of being a ‘safety champion’. Given the major issues facing safety in the mining industry, this annual campaign couldn’t have come at a more opportune time.
As humans, we’re generally a socially conscious species. We try to avoid negative situations, smooth over uncomfortable interactions and generally try to get along with others in social situations. The problem is that when it comes to our safety efforts, this deeply rooted notion of “playing nice” can backfire and hold us back on our safety journey.
For an organisation to shift its safety culture from blame and avoidance to ownership and responsibility, a series of smaller changes must first occur.
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