This step will help you motivate your workers by using a range of techniques to clearly spell out the advantages of working more safely.
You must persuade your workers to act in a way that is safe and healthy, on a daily basis that is sustainable into the future.
You can use this DVD to motivate your workers to behave more safely. This is not about scaring your workers into action; it's about making them aware of what could happen and how they can become more alert to potential risks.
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For further techniques you could also use:
The ‘Incentives and Rewards’ gives guidance on informing workers about the incentives and rewards they can obtain by behaving in a safer way. You will need to select the incentives and rewards that suit your business.
The ‘Motivating Your Workforce To Behave Safely’ presentation is a useful training aid that includes guidance on how to encourage your workforce to explore the obvious (often immediate) and less obvious (hidden) causes and consequences of safe and unsafe behaviour.
Having created a work environment that supports safe work practices, you must make sure that your workforce have the right kind of skills to let them work as safely as possible.
Before you do this you must first get their buy-in. When getting buy-in, it is important that you:
Before moving on to the next section you should at the very least: