May 16, 2019
What’s the difference between safety compliance and safety engagement? Can we have more in our workplace? What makes safety a way of life? While all operating sites are interested in both safety compliance and engagement. More managers realize engagement is the key to exceptional operations and safety, even more than compliance.
What do you notice walking around a construction site in Singapore? Red taped, safety signs are abundant. They drive compliance but do not encourage engagement. Some companies take the opposite view and actively encourage workers to understand the hazards but engage in more work-competent behavior. It’s time to use methods like simulations to go beyond standard safety compliance.