Culture is difficult to quantify yet remains a crucial aspect of workplace safety. Most facilities understand the need for specific safety rules and protocols, but company culture — the beliefs, values, and attitudes of the workforce — often goes underemphasized. That shouldn’t be the case.
OSHA says that creating a safety culture has the most significant impact on reducing incidents and injuries. A positive safety culture will go beyond health benefits, too. Your company’s safety culture, whether good or bad, will impact your workers in several ways.