In recent years, the challenge of reducing accident costs, the results of inquiries into large-scale disasters has highlighted the important role of a proactive approach to safety management.
This has led to many organizations assigning high priority to improve an organization's safety culture. Safety Culture of any organization has an impact on organization image, productivity and profitability.
This paper describes the importance of applying safety culture into the company business and provide a practical knowledge required to put safety culture characteristics in place. Many organizations have realized that this provides the perfect opportunity for them to streamline their operational process and optimize the associated management and control system.
It is also true to say that people do not really know what a "safety culture" is.
Busy Managers asked ‘what does an identifiable safety culture look like?’
Definition saying that it is the product of people's values and beliefs, their behavior, and their commitment to Health and Safety programs.
Different levels of efforts are concerned with developing strategic plans, converting these into action plans and implementing these so that the organization can fully integrate safety into all of its systems. Then the most important indicator of a positive safety culture is the extent to which employees are actively in safety on daily basis.
So many organizational endeavors, one of the most salient features that affects people's motivation is the total commitment of senior management and line management. This feature in particular has been shown to account for much of the variation in safety performance at many different levels in an organization. Since the development of a proactive safety culture is an empowering process that aims to win people's hearts and minds, it is absolutely vital that senior management actively demonstrate their commitment by providing the necessary leadership.