The benefits of a strong safety culture include lower injury rates, higher ROI, and increased ability to retain existing staff and attract new staff. Dedication to safety and health is not only important in high hazard potential industries such as construction. Large companies such as Coca-Cola recognize that its success in the long run relies on ensuring the safety of its workers. Safety-related expenses should be deemed investments, not costs.
Creating a strong, health and safety culture takes months. ... [more]