On April 29th, senior leaders from the oil and gas industry attended the 5th annual Executive Summit on Safety. The event, hosted by Enform, provides a collaborative forum for executives to engage in meaningful discussion on the safety issues facing the industry.
The theme for this year’s Summit was safety culture, and the guest speaker was Peter Watson, chairman and CEO of the National Energy Board.
There are many reasons why you want your organization to have a good safety culture. Practical ones include the legal ramifications and cost of incidents; and the fact that profitability and performance are higher in an incident-free workplace. More intrinsic reasons include the emotional and psychological effects on everyone involved when someone is injured.
In the following video, Cameron MacGillivray, Enform’s president and CEO, explains the role that company leaders and managers play in creating a good safety culture within their organizations: Continue reading