Safe Handling Toolkit: Step 2

Safe Handling Toolkit in 5 Steps

Developing a Safe Handling program for your organization doesn’t have to be hard. It begins with five steps.

Step 2: Obtain Support from your Leadership Team

Once you have determined your organization’s safety culture and risk of injury, you will want to gain the support of your leadership team.

Visible leadership support is a very important step when implementing your program. It demonstrates that the organization values safe handling. Demonstrating leadership support can be done by providing resources and communicating the importance of safe handling.

Watch this short video to learn more about how a care operator in Yarmouth committed to implementing a safe handling program and ended up with a significant culture shift in the organization’s overall occupational health and safety program.