How safe are you?

how safe are youThere it was, rolling down the freeway on the top of a flatbed truck. A silver, concave hunk of metal that used to be a minivan. The wheels were turned in and the driver’s door and seat were pushed in to the middle of the vehicle. Whatever happened, it was clearly serious and hopefully one that the passengers survived.

This sight was still in my mind a few days later when speaking with someone about driving and the illusion of control. As much as you do to be safe, at times it is impossible to avoid the unsafe impact of others.

In business safety, programs are designed so that all people are focused on being safe, not only individually, but collectively. The hallmark of a truly successful program is creating a culture that stays with people not only at work, but at home. How are you creating an environment that creates a culture of safety?

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