The Importance of Having a Safety Committee at Work

Have you entertained the idea of a safety committee? If so, what was the result? Many construction companies think about starting such a group, but few have been successful. Blake Croson of Assurance Agency recommends you select one or more employees from each department or division (depending on its size) who have demonstrated strong communication and work safety skills to participate. He offers a “fun icebreaker tip” and then several agenda items, including OSHA and job-specific trainings, how to prevent near misses and safety incentive programs.