Recently, OSHA sent a bulletin out that cautioned employers about the use of safety incentive programs, based on the concern that injuries may go unreported, either due to peer pressure, or the overriding desire of a worker to win an award.
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Whenever I interview a senior manager about their company’s safety program, I start by asking them for their assessment of the company’s program. Inevitably, the answer is positive. Then I ask the more relevant question: “What would your employees say if I asked them the same question?” Realistically, that’s the only answer that matters.