Taking Ownership of Safety
Recognizing Versus Taking Ownership of Safety
Safety in the workplace is everyone’s responsibility. Injuries affect everyone in that workplace not just the person who gets hurt. When you recognize a hazard do not just keep it to yourself. Doing this may protect you, but it leaves everyone else in that area vulnerable to an injury or incident.
- What is a hazard that people are likely to recognize in a workplace and think to themselves:
- “it is not a big deal”
- “someone else will take care of it”