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How Listening Improves Safety

Many safety managers tend to focus heavily on getting safety equipment, training, and protocols in place. Although health and safety control measures are necessary components of a safe workplace, their effectiveness may be diminished if employees don’t follow them. After all, PPE that isn’t worn, training that isn’t learned, and protocols that aren’t followed help no one and yield weak results. One very effective way to improve the worker participation needed to create a safer environment is to prioritize listening to employees. 

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The 5 Dimensions of Employee Well-Being

Office gyms and meditation breaks are nice, but employee well-being is much more complex than physical fitness and mindfulness. To better understand trends in the average worker’s day-to-day experiences of well-being and their workplace, Great Place to Work partnered with researchers at Johns Hopkins University in a study that surveyed over 14,000 people from 37 countries and revealed the five key workplace elements that promote a climate of positive employee well-being. 

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Clarity: The Key to Safety Commitment

It's impossible for someone to be fully committed to something that isn't entirely clear to them. They might go along with it because their friends or co-workers are involved, but that is not commitment.

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Daily Safety Topics: 52 Ideas for Creating a Safer Workplace

Here are some suggestions for how to organize a week's worth of safety talks around one subject, as well as 52 topics that safety managers can cover to help workers stay safe in warehouses, factories, and other potentially risky environments.

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How the World's Best Workplaces Are Changing the World of Work

On average, 85 percent of employees at the World's Best Workplaces say that they experience well-being at work, and over 90 percent say that they are proud of their employer and that their management is honest and ethical in its business practices.

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