Occupational Safety And Health Act
Seeing these numbers shows the importance of having a working safety program in place within your company. The difficult part of having a safety program is not …show more content…
In the safety profession you will be required to give information to people that is not good information. This could be a death of a worker/spouse, new rules and regulations, or just general information. It is important to understand what the information you are presenting and be sure you are presenting with the audience in mind. Failure to do so could cause catastrophic consequences. Later in the paper I will discuss way to implement a safety culture which in return makes bad news regarding regulation changes easier.
Creating a Safety Culture
Developing a positive safety culture has been proven to reduce injuries and death in the work place according to OSHA.gov. A safety culture can be described as, a culture within the work place that is devoted to workplace safety and health. This is an aspect of jobs that has been growing in recent years. Some of the most important aspects of developing a safety culture are as follows:
• Management and employee norms, assumptions and beliefs
• Management and employee