Many businesses invest in well-intended but ineffective safety practices. Without proper planning, implementation, and enforcement, the holes in each protective barrier allow hazards to slip past and become losses. Investing in safety is a balance of quality, price, and time.
An effective safety plan starts from the bottom up. The chart below shows how everyday unsafe acts, behaviors, or conditions add up to a serious injury or fatality. Changing the course of these devastating events requires controls at the bottom of the pyramid.