Safety Training Challenges
How often does this happen to you? You’ve spent hours planning and preparing your safety meeting, only to have employees drifting off two minutes into your presentation. Then, a week later, an incident happens related to the exact topic you discussed! Maybe even a day later.
If you are nodding in agreement right now, you are not alone. This doesn’t mean that what you prepared wasn’t right or compliant, but it does mean it wasn’t engaging employees the way it should. In fact, when surveying thousands of safety professionals, SafetySmart found that safety professionals agree that the biggest challenge they face is keeping employees engaged during safety training.
We know the problem, but what is the cause for this lack of interest? In the same survey, safety professionals noted that the second biggest issue they face regarding safety training is finding new sources of materials.