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Risks of Reacting

10 Risks of Reactive Safety Planning for Lone Workers

Safety planning is essential in establishing a secure and productive work environment for individual employees by identifying and mitigating potential hazards, as well as creating policies and procedures to ensure their well-being. To prevent accidents, reduce legal liability, and foster a safety-focused culture, it is critical to embrace a proactive approach to safety planning. Unfortunately, many organizations only prioritize safety after an incident occurs, opting for a reactive strategy instead of a proactive one. 

Developing a Safety Culture in a Team of Lone Workers

By Brye Sargent, CSP

The term “Safety Culture” is passed around as though it’s something an organization needs to create. Similar to a policy or procedure.  However, culture is not created.  It’s developed over time by the leadership team.  And a “Safety Culture” is not separate from the overall organizational culture.  Instead, it’s an element of it. 

Reducing Risks to Lone Workers Using a Simple Risk Assessment

By Brye Sargent, CSP

Over the past several years, there’s been a culture shift in how, as well as where, services are provided. More often, consumers are expecting their services to come to them. But as the DIY culture shifts to the “Hire Someone” or “Bring it to me” economy, new and unexpected challenges arise.  

Getting Buy-In for your Safety Program

by Brandy Bossle, CSP

If you're managing your company's safety program, you need to get support or "buy-In" from across your organization. From senior leaders to front line staff, safety programs require the entire team to be successful.