January 31, 2022

Fostering a Culture of Workplace Safety

WRITTEN BY

GOALS OF THIS GUIDE

LWCC encourages all businesses, regardless of size and sector, to prioritize creating a culture of workplace safety in 2022.

Focusing on the safety, health, and wellness of employees leads to happier and healthier employees, but it can also impact the bottom line of your business.  In 2019, the total cost of workplace injuries was $171 billion. To offset this cost, the average worker must create a value of $1,100. In 2020, 4,113 workplace injury related deaths were preventable.

Our Safety Services team offers several recommendations on how to ensure your workforce remains safe through the year.

1. Complete LWCC’s Self Evaluation Safety Survey


This survey for LWCC policyholders evaluates current safety processes and operations and provides a starting point for development of a formal safety program. Upon completion, the policyholder can request resources or a consultation from LWCC’s Safety Services team through the Consultants on Call. This 25-question survey takes only 5-10 minutes to complete.  If you are an LWCC policyholder interested in completing this survey, please email ssrep@lwcc.com.


2. Build a Safety Plan


A written and approved safety plan ensures formal safety practices are in place. LWCC recommends following these five steps in development of your plan.  

 

When developing your plan, pay special attention to OSHA’s10 most cited violations in 2021. Fall protection has been at the top of this list for eleven years straight.  In 2021, respiratory protection was second.  Consider these highly cited violations as you review your workplace and integrate measures to address them.


3. Utilize LWCC’s Safety Tools and Resources


LWCC provides policyholders several tools and resources to implement safe workplace practices.  These resources include online safety training courses, safety video lending library, the safety support document library, Mobile Training Safety Center, and virtual driver simulator. Take advantage of these resources to launch or supplement your safety program.


4. Consultants on Call


For companies in need of more personalized assistance in developing safety plans or mitigating hazards, the LWCC Safety Services Team is available through the Consultants on Call program. This team of experienced professionals is prepared to understand your unique operations and make customized safety recommendations.

 

The start of the new year is a great time to invest in your safety practices for the benefit of both your employees and your overall business. At LWCC, our mission is to better Louisiana one business and one worker at a time.  We believe that a safe workforce is a better workforce, and we are committed to helping our policy holders be as safe as they can be.  

 

*Sources:

Self Evaluation Safety Survey Sign up

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
No items found.
MEET THE SPEAKER

EVENT DETAILS

-

Related resources

General
April 4, 2022

Don't Just Hydrate, Acclimate

A heat acclimatization plan is a critical component of workplace safety, particularly for hot Louisiana summers. Learn how to implement your own plan for heat safety!

Forms
January 26, 2022

LWCC’s Self Evaluation Safety Survey Sign Up

This survey for LWCC policyholders evaluates current safety processes and operations and provides a starting point for development of a formal safety program. Sign up here to receive the survey.

Articles
January 10, 2022

Take Your T.I.M.E. to Avoid Electrical Hazards

Potential contact with electricity or work with electrical tools can pose serious risks to employee safety. Learn some best practices and policies to help prevent the risk of electrical-related harm.

Related news

news
Posted on 24 May 2021

LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla.

news
Posted on 24 May 2021

LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla.

news
Posted on 24 May 2021

LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla.

news
Posted on 24 May 2021

LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla.

news
Posted on 24 May 2021

LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla.

news
Posted on 24 May 2021

LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla.

news
Posted on 24 May 2021

LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla.

news
Posted on 24 May 2021

LWCC honored at AASCIF Awards

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla.

news
May 26, 2022

Daymond John Shares the Power of Purpose-Driven Business

Daymond John, founder of FUBU and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” was featured in LWCC’s Speaker Series on May 18. From the stage of the Foster Learning Center, he shared his personal story of success and the importance of purpose-driven business with a focus on the greater good.

news
December 13, 2021

Billy Beane Launches LWCC Speaker Series

LWCC launched the Speaker Series at the Foster Learning Center on December 8, with an event featuring Billy Beane, Major League Baseball (MLB) executive and subject of the bestselling book and Oscar nominated film, Moneyball.

news
December 13, 2021

LWCC Raises $43,000 for Kids' Chance Scholarship Program

In an exciting new format, LWCC hosts Billy Beane to launch Speaker Series to support Kids' Chance.

news
July 19, 2021

A Recap: Foster Learning Center Dedication Event

The event celebrated the life and achievements of Governor Foster, and officially opened the doors to the Foster Learning Center at LWCC for the first time.

news
July 1, 2021

LWCC Dedicates the Foster Learning Center

The new facility in Baton Rouge honors our founder, the late Governor Foster, and serves as a valuable resource for employees, agents, policyholders, and partners to facilitate meaningful collaboration and learning that will help Louisiana progress into the future.

Frequently asked questions

This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.

How do I register as a policyholder?

This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview.

This is a sample question for FAQs, this is a sample question.

This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview.

How do I register as a policyholder?

This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview.

This is a sample question for FAQs but expanded.

This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview.

How do I register as a policyholder?

This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview.

This is a sample question for FAQs but expanded.

This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview. This is just sample text serving as a placeholder.This is a sample two line introductory paragraph that serves as an intro on the blog/article preview.