Safety meetings and staff training sessions are critical for teaching employees important skills they need to stay safe on the job. Safety meetings are the best way to communicate your safety program mission and demonstrate how seriously your organization takes safety. However, these meetings can get long and often don’t engage employees in a way that really helps them learn. Have you ever wanted some helpful tips or potential topics for keeping these meetings interesting and engaging? Well, you’re in luck! West Bend’s workers’ compensation experts put together a webinar that discusses just that. Check it out along with these key points.
Webinar Key Points
2:10-Starting safety meetings: Share safety program mission statement and encourage employee participation.
7:34-Defining the purpose/objective of meeting: OSHA compliance is an important piece.
11:05-Using data to guide your agenda: Incident reports can be helpful.
21:20-Utilizing resources available for West Bend customers.
29:32-Utilizing your organization’s internal resources for topics-for example your safety audits.
30:58-Conducting a hazard identification activity.
33:52-Planning supervisor breakout sessions.
37:09-Pre-job planning: Activity example.
40:46-Other ideas: Invite industry experts, invite injured employees to share their stories if comfortable, and utilize loss control representatives.