While lagging indicators still place in safety, using leading indicators in conjunction can drive continuous improvement.
Steve Wiltshire, ABC safety director, will tell 2018 Safety Leadership Conference attendees what performance measures are leading contractors on a path to world class safety.
EHS Today recently asked Wiltshire about his session, titled "Six Leading Indicators that Elite Contractors Can’t Live Without," which is part of the Construction Track.
EHS Today: Can you offer us a description of your presentation and how it relates to safety leadership?
Wiltshire: These six leading indicators are consistently used by the best construction firms in America. See how the relationship between the C-suite and employees drives a successful safety process.
EHS Today: Why is the topic of your presentation of interest to you and why is it important to SLC attendees?
Wiltshire: The topic illustrates simple, practical steps a firm can take to begin their journey to world class safety.
EHS Today: What are the takeaways you hope to leave with attendees?
Wiltshire: Beginning the journey to world class safety starts with one step and all of these practical methods can be initiated very easily…with the right leadership commitment.
EHS Today: What do you think are some of the most pressing EHS and risk management issues facing corporate leaders and safety professionals in 2018 and beyond?
Wiltshire: The demonstration of authentic, intentional safety leadership.
EHS Today: How will this session help attendees be a better resource for their employees and company?
Wiltshire: Attendees will see, using statistical evidence, the value of implementing practical safety processes that can transform their safety culture.
(EHS Today's 2018 Safety Leadership Conference and America’s Safest Companies Awards Program will take place Nov. 6-8 in Louisville, KY at the Hyatt Regency Louisville. This event is designed to share best leadership, risk management, compliance and safety practices with EHS professionals hoping to achieve world-class safety at their companies. The conference features 24 sessions across four performance tracks; Safety & Risk Management, Compliance, Construction and Safety Technology.)