January 30, 2020

Companies often assume that measuring safety culture is as simple as reviewing the statistics they keep. If markers like LTI (Lost Time Injury), TRIF (Total Recordable Injury Frequency) or FAC (First Aid Cases) are on the low side, the reasoning goes, the organisation’s safety culture must be good. They may also look to employee feedback through surveys to assess safety culture.

These methods certainly can provide useful information, but they may not provide a complete picture. Moreover, organisations need to consider which statistics they rely on and how surveys are administered. There are also other ways to evaluate safety culture that tend to be overlooked. Read more…