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When employees are willing to speak to co-workers about unsafe acts, injuries can be prevented. This video dramatically tells the story of an employee who failed to speak up when witnessing an unsafe act. By choosing to look the other way, he allowed the needless death of a co-worker to occur. Based on the popular safety poem by Don Merrell, this program shows how speaking up about unsafe acts can save lives and help develop a positive safety culture.
In this dramatic telling of the popular "I Chose To Look The Other Way," viewers will witness examples of three common scenarios of workers not speaking up about safety, teaching your employees that the root cause of each was a reluctance to speak up. They will be convinced that speaking up about unsafe acts is critical in the prevention of workplace injuries. Some of the other safety concerns addressed in the program include supervisors, rushing, habits, shift work and intimidation.
Like its predecessor "I Chose To Look The Other Way," this video is based on a popular poem by Don Merrell and brings its powerful safety message to life through the combination of video and poetry. After watching this video, your employees will be compelled to report or correct unsafe situations and understand that an injury-free workplace is up to them.
Often the only difference between a world-class safety operation and a program struggling to move beyond regulatory compliance is the courage and willingness to put safety leadership into action. In this video, safety professional Tom Harvey discusses the traits that make a good safety leader. Several true-to-life situations in the workplace are used to illustrate his points. Stressed in the program is the fact that all of us can be safety leaders no matter what job or title we hold.