Publication: Safety + Health Magazine
Issue: September 2015
QUESTION: How does trust impact safety behaviors?
Responding is Chuck Pettinger, process change leader, Predictive Solutions, Oakdale, PA.
ANSWER: “You can’t trust Melanie, but you can trust Melanie to be Melanie.”
Trust plays a crucial role in our everyday lives. I trust that my alarm (or dog) will wake me. I trust that my son’s teacher is providing a quality education. I trust that my employer operates a safe work environment. Trust is the firm belief in the reliability or strength of someone or something.
But what factors play a role in building and keeping trust? Perhaps a more revealing question would be, what degrades or erodes trust when it comes to safety in the workplace?
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