Here are a couple of tips for helping you train your safety officers on the importance of safety.

Pull at the Heart Strings

There are plenty of videos that tell stories of real people who were affected by a ladder accident.

If you have had a workplace injury, you can include that story. When there is an element to training, it can sometimes help convince and stress the importance of the topic to the audience.

The Difference

Show the site supervisors the difference between quality equipment and less expensive equipment. Show the weight ratings and how the various equipment holds up over time.

Guidelines

Take time to teach the site supervisors about OSHA’s guidelines, and why some of those guidelines are in place.

Taking the time to train site supervisors will help them better value safety.