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Build a Safety Culture That Succeeds: Common Mistakes and What to Do Instead

An organization’s culture has more impact than you may realize. With refuse and recycling being one of the most dangerous jobs in America, it’s especially important to have a culture of safety. A safety culture can help improve your operational performance, productivity, and morale.

According to Deloitte, a US-based consulting firm, there is a correlation between those who feel valued and happy at work with those who say their organization has a clearly articulated and embodied culture. A large part of living the culture is employee engagement. Organizations with engaged employees experience 48% fewer safety collisions, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found.

But, getting an entire organization to feel excited about safety is not an easy task. So how do you inspire the entire organization to rally around safety?

Join us and industry-leading Waste Connections as we walk through the three key things to keep in mind when you are implementing and continually developing your safety culture.    

In this webinar, we'll discuss:

  • Best practices to help you improve your organizational culture around safety: Communicate, Motivate, Initiate.
  • The importance of building and continually growing a solid safety culture.
  • Easy to implement ideas to help impact your safety culture from leading experts.

More about the speakers:

  • Robert Donahue, Senior Director, Commercial Leader, Government, Lytx - Rob Donahue has been working in the Fleet Management space for over 11 years with TomTom, Networkfleet, Inthinc and Lytx®. Rob is currently a Senior Director and the Commercial Leader for the Government practice at Lytx, a San Diego based company providing video-based driver risk management that uses analytical data to help risk identify and reduce risk. 

  • Damon Tofte, Corporate Safety & Risk Manager, Waste Connections - Damon Tofte is a 28-year veteran of the waste industry in safety, risk, and operations. Damon joined IESI in 1999 as a Division Manager in charge of a hauling company and transfer station and later becoming a Region Safety Manager, National DOT Compliance Manager, and Corporate Safety & Risk Manager with Waste Connections. He is a Certified Director of Safety, and a member of various safety organizations including the American Society of Safety Engineers, National Waste & Recycling Association Safety Committee, and the National Safety Council. 

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