All 1 entries tagged H&S
June 07, 2014
Why should any employer do something their boss didn't do?
Why should I try harder when I can see you who is higher in position than me does not?
These questions are often echoed in the health & safety conversation, where the relucatance to accept a new practice, that requires more work & effort sometimes, strictly needs the guidance and leadership of superiors. But the only way the leadership can be convincing is if they walk their talk, so they have to act on what they say as well, and not just expect people to follow new rules and regulations when the leaders themselves don't follow it.
It would be simply useless to enforce a no smoking area in a company when the leader of the company smokes wherever they want right?
Likewise to instilling a safety culture, that if the leader doesn't show the importance by doing it themselves, then no one will see its importance.