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Leveraging Workplace Safety Data to Improve Worker Well-Being and Drive Program Participation

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Safety leaders are continuously challenged with building and maintaining a solid safety plan and motivating their teams to engage. Often, a lack of insights prevents them from making effective decisions to propel the success of their safety initiatives.

Forward-thinking companies understand the power of leveraging workplace safety data to create an employee-friendly work environment. With data, safety leaders can unlock key insights to identify safety hazards and risks and track employee compliance. 


Read ahead to learn how data can be used to create a safer workplace.


Identify Employee Engagement Opportunities

Employee engagement is key to workplace safety. In fact, companies with engaged employees have about 70% fewer accidents than their counterparts. However, identifying workplace engagement opportunities can be tough. The right data can be used to easily pinpoint such opportunities.

Data from employee engagement surveys can be used to determine the areas that your team is satisfied – and the areas that need improvement. Employee engagement surveys can reveal insights including what percentage of your employees are engaged, whether your company provides enough engagement opportunities and your employees’ viewpoint on company safety.


Track and Analyze PPE Compliance

With a safety footwear program, like the ones offered by Shoes For Crews®, you can easily track and analyze your company’s personal protective equipment adoption.

The Employee Participation Reporting Tool enables you to retrieve data about your company’s overall safety shoe program participation rate as well as that of each individual employee. The insights from the reporting tool can be leveraged to create a safer workplace.

Shoes For Crews® automated reorder alerts help you track when your employees need new safety shoes. These alerts use employee data to ensure shoe orders are placed timely and with ease.


Make Informed Safety Decisions

When it comes to workplace safety, decisions must be made with accuracy. For Safety Managers, each decision can either positively or negatively impact your employees’ workplace health, well-being, and safety with the right information. Thus, there is a lot to be considered when making choices about safety.

Today, many safety leaders depend on personal experiences and “what has always worked” to determine their safety strategy. In fact, 96% of safety data collected and used today is considered historical frequency data. The problem, however, is that this type of data cannot always be tracked and measured to create real-team insights.

Strong, actionable workplace safety information enables you to make informed decisions to enhance working conditions and produce significant results.


Visit the Corporate Safety Programs page to learn more about our data and reporting features.