I had the chance to host a roundtable discussion during an international Health, Safety, and Environment conference. The discussion topic was “Fostering a Culture of Safety: The Role of Effective Leadership in Ensuring a Safe Workplace” which related to all the participants who were global HSE professionals in their respective companies.
We focused on how leaders can establish a secure and nurturing work environment that promotes employee well-being and productivity, while simultaneously minimizing the likelihood of accidents and injuries. We have also highlighted how digital tools can be of great value to achieving HSE goals.
The session was highly interactive and all the participants shared their views, knowledge, and experiences about the topic and how to go about it. And, these are the main issues that were highlighted:
This roundtable discussion provided us with a fresh outlook on how other organizations ensure workplace safety and actively involve all employees in their procedures. By valuing their feedback which generates vital data for continuous improvement, we returned to our office equipped with a newfound understanding and perspective.
Learning from others experience is essential to update your risk assessment.
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