Safety Culture is probably one of the most important aspects of safety management, and probably the most difficult to implement. Whether you are a safety professional, supervisor, manager or an employee of a company, you need to consider the importance of creating a strong safety culture within your Organisation.
Due to the reactionary nature of lagging indicators, they don’t make for a strong gauge for measuring overall safety and prevention. Unfortunately, they can lead managers and employees to become complacent, just because they see a low injury rate.
It is true to say that most SME’s may not have the resources to manage Health and Safety, in the same way that large companies and corporations do. In saying that, this is no excuse for having a poor level of Health and Safety management in your workplace.