Leading with Safety defines the practices, tools, and systems essential to creating an injury-free workplace, including the role of employees at each level, special considerations for coaching the senior executive leader, and the two crucial aspects of human performance that every leader needs to know. Ending with inspiring real-world examples or organizations that have put these tools into practice, Leading with Safety is written for any leader who wants to lead with safety toward a more robust, productive and effective organization.
Since Leading with Safety was first published in 2005, there have been considerable advancements in our understanding of safety leadership. The 2nd edition of Leading with Safety updates the core concepts of the first book with new data, results, and insights that help the reader more effectively translate the vision of an injury-free workplace into practice. Additions to Leading with Safety, 2nd Edition, are based on work with more than 2,300 sites in 60 countries, and more than 7,000 leaders and 500 leadership teams. New content in the 2nd addition includes: An enhanced view of the practices, tools, and systems essential to “leading with safety”, New data showing the results of leadership development work discussed in the first edition, New data on the link between culture and safety outcomes and between culture and leadership, Expanded information for senior executive leaders, including a new summary chapter that outlines what executives need to know, and Expanded section on the role of supervisors and middle managers, and methods for engaging and developing this level.