March 30, 2016

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Video: engaging employees with health and safety, episode 3

In his third video for SHP Safety Talks, Dr Dominic Cooper explains how engaged employees are much less likely to be involved in an incident, and that the costs of disengaged employees are about six times more for an incident than for an engaged employee.

NB: There is a problem with the sound on this video when watching on phones and tablets without headphones. To listen to the full video, please either use a computer or use your headphones to listen in. Apologies for the inconvenience.

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If you agree with Dominic’s thoughts, then let us know in the comments below and we can keep the conversation going.

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Steven Bryan
Steven Bryan
5 years ago

Great video. It’s the same principles for any top down processes, you need to bring the workforce with you. Giving informal leaders a role in the process can often help as they are influencers in the workforce and may evangelize the other employees and get buy in from them so they believe in the safety message.

Dom Cooper
Dom Cooper
5 years ago
Reply to  Steven Bryan

Thanks Steve and great points you make about enlisting the informal leaders