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Safety News You Need: Safety Leadership

Feb 19, 2021

This week’s Safety News You Need highlights the impact of leadership on psychologicalSmiling businessman at his desk safety; OSHA guidance on how to improve management leadership; ways safety leaders can meet the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic; and how you can identify and develop leaders within your organization.  

  • Being a safety leader means creating a culture where everyone feels that their voice is heard and workers look out for each other’s well-being. A recent McKinsey survey examines the behaviors and skills that can help you develop such a culture and create a safer, healthier work environment.
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  • Management commitment is crucial to continually improving safety and health. As part of its Safe + Sound campaign, OSHA has developed guidance on how management can demonstrate its commitment to keeping workers safe and healthy. 
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  • The COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge safety professionals and workers. Here are five ways you can address these challenges so your workplace continues to operate safely. Read more
  • Leaders make everyone around them better by setting the right example. Learn how you can identify and develop leaders to improve safety and health and help your organization achieve its objectives. Read more

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