021 Build a Culture of Safety: Beyond the Written Safety Program
Presenter: Paul Krismer
Date: Monday, March 9, 2020
Time: 8:00-11:30 am
Level of Complexity: Foundational
Course Description: Breakdowns in safety often occur because of the hidden emphasis on productivity over safety, and because of employee indifference to safe job procedures. These persistent problems can be resolved through consistent action! Organizations that commit to building a culture of safety reap the benefits of reduced injury rates and a healthier bottom line. This presentation will give you practical skills—based in positive psychology—that have been proven to powerfully engage employees and create a truly safe workplace.
- Win hearts and minds for better safety outcomes
- Alignment of vision and action
- Change your behavior to lead by example
- Drive attention to what matters with practical tools to put into action
Paul has a proven 20-year track record as a Safety and Disability Management leader.
Within a workers’ compensation system, Paul excelled in multi-faceted senior management roles. Early in his career, he spearheaded a total reform of underwriting systems at WorksafeBC, resulting in the creation of a pricing model that directly reflects safety outcomes.