Safety Managers are the catalysts of a good safety culture. They are responsible for implementing and monitoring safety and health programs.
But beyond a job description, what makes a truly great safety manager? And how can employees aspiring to develop into these roles stand out?
No one wants to work with the safety cop. A great safety manager should be a coach.
A great safety manager is a people person.
Great safety managers are able to relate and connect with employees to build relationships.
Safety mangers should be a knowledgeable member of the team when it comes to safety standards, best practices, products and technology.
Studies prove that appearance has a direct correlation to people’s assumptions of you and your knowledge. Your language should also remain professional.
Developing a strong safety culture doesn’t happen overnight. While some organizations will buy in quickly, other take time to come around to change.
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