Column: What Should You Stop Doing To Improve Safety Performance and Culture?

What should you not do or stop doing that will improve safety performance and culture? These are difficult questions for most leadership teams to answer and agree on. There tends to be a common belief that we should always do more in safety. We want to improve, so we need to do more. We had an injury or incident, so we need to do more. We want to be top tier, so we need to do more. Rather than always trying to do more, the goal should be to do better. More isn't always better. Better is better.

When reviewing current safety efforts with clients to determine if they should continue, be modified, or ceased (or when pressure is felt to have a knee-jerk reaction to change direction), the following considerations and questions have been helpful to many leadership teams.

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