Safety Habits

Using the Power of Groups to Build Habits

This post is from Gary A. Higbee, one of SafeStart’s senior consultants and the co-author of Inside Out. Learn more about Gary’s many accomplishments in the safety industry and find a selection of his many articles at

The Habit of Safety

Habits play an essential role in safe behavior. And as Tim Page-Bottorff explains in his article “The Habit of Safety: Forming, Changing & Reinforcing Key Behaviors”, they can be a key driver of whether workers wear their PPE, strain their back or slip while walking.

The Power of Safety

Safety can transform an entire company, dramatically improving culture, quality, productivity, communication and profits. CEOs and business leaders who understand this and focus on safety achieve some of the greatest business success. This is a well-documented pattern noted by financial and safety experts alike with the NSC even featuring “CEOs Who Get It” annually in their Safety+Health publication.