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Your Safety Program is NOT Saving Lives

So often we hear people say that the purpose of a company safety program is to keep people safe, or even, it's to save lives.

Welllllllll, sure. That sounds great. Safety professionals love to pat ourselves on the backs about this.

But c'mon. Let's be real.

A safety program isn't a first responder ; it's not an emergency room doc or nurse ‍. It's not a mom or dad ‍, holding their kid's hand as they walk across a busy street for the first time. It's not a superhero ‍ swooping in to save someone who has somehow fallen off the roof of a building or has gotten stuck in quicksand (sidenote - Saturday morning cartoons had me thinking quicksand was going to be a legitimate way that I might die ). 

A safety manual is simply a list of instructions and rules that a business, maybe a small business like yours, provides to their workers and expects them to follow. A safety program includes other things besides the manual, like training, PPE, the culture of the company, a...

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Your Safety Statistics Can Mean Boom or Bust for Your Business

 

Safety Statistics. These are often the last thing on anyone's mind when it comes to developing or maintaining a safety program. At least, that is, until it blows up in your face.

I've seen it happen way to often...a small business sort of 'wings it' when it comes to safety statistics, and they screw it up and it comes back to bite them in the ass.

Don't want this to happen to you? Then there are two things I want you to do...

  1. Watch the above video.
  2. Download our free resources by clicking right HERE! Then USE these resources to set up a proper system for your safety statistics. Make sure that whomever is reporting your statistics to clients really understands what they're doing, and use the spreadsheet to track these monthly. It's so much easier than trying to figure it out every few months or annually.

As always, let us know if you have ANY questions or comments. Shoot us an email or connect with us on social media!

 

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