Safety Culture: How do you build a high performance safety culture?

Values: The Core of all Safety Cultures

Values are the key to safety culture. As the essence of a company’s philosophy for achieving success, values provide a sense of common direction for all employees and guidelines for their attitudes, beliefs and ultimately day to day behaviors. In fact, we believe that companies succeed because their employees can identify, embrace and act on the values of the organization. When employees know what their company stands for and if they know the standards they are to uphold, they most likely will make decisions that support those standards. By creating an explicit philosophy with process and outcome measurements, this philosophy will become the vehicle for disseminating the organizations values.

In upcoming blogs we will explore ways to build a safety culture and identify what we believe are the five key factors of business culture which are statistically linked to financial success.