The best safety cultures are led by business leaders who integrate safety into the business. Every responsible company strives for a safe working environment for employees, but many don’t take the next step that allows them to achieve true safety leadership. Building a world-class safety culture is not out of your reach.
The 2017 America’s Safest Companies share many common values, among them: the importance of employee engagement in the process; management support and investment in EHS; a willingness to mentor other companies; and pride in their work.
After months of rumors and speculation, on Oct. 30, the White House finally announced its choice for the role of assistant secretary of labor for OSHA. I am personally very pleased that nomination was Scott A. Mugno.