Enabling you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risk in your operations, supply chains and business processes.
Evaluating how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards.
Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets.
Are you up for the challenge
We often hear that safety (and quality) is everyone's responsibility. As a team who strives to create sustainable growth, for all, we know that this statement is true for ourselves, colleagues, customers and families.
In the spirit of celebrating World safety Safety Day this April 28, let's explore how to take safety interventions to the next level.
Courage in conversations is the key when speaking up for safety, creating impact and making a difference.
This sounds great when reading the words, but how do we make this a reality?
After stopping the unsafe act, the most important tip in these conversations is to ask what could go wrong rather than telling the person what you are thinking. Expand the other person's thoughts by asking questions to help them think through the consequences and therefore make a choice for the better.
How do we have these conversations that focus on the good and recognise people? Here are some ideas.
Have the courage to speak up and initiate safety conversations, knowing that it takes bravery, and above all that it is worth it.
Are you up for the challenge?
Contact us and see how we can help you incorporate safety behaviour into your business to minimise risk and maximise efficiency.
Today's expert blogger is Nuala Gage, Regional Sales Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa for Intertek Industry Services group. Nuala brings more than 15 years' experience in making a difference as a valued partner while bringing quality and safety to life with our customers.