Keeping a diverse workforce safe is not easy. Physical and physiological challenges to keeping people safe can be measured against a range of technical absolutes and standards; dealing with psychological challenges requires a culture where everyone one feels free to speak up and a style of leadership - one that embraces diversity and inclusivity.
Leaders are under mounting pressure to demonstrate that they have a safe and diverse workforce. Indeed, these are fast becoming key indicators of a well-run company. In our work with clients we find that these goals have a lot in common.
This article explores the relationship between safety and diversity - where organizations need to improve and how they can get started.