The Keys to Unlocking Safety Culture

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Medgate will host a webinar on safety culture on October 22, 11am - 12pm EDT, hosted by Shannon Crinklaw CRSP, CHRP.

Medgate will continue its safety webinar series on October 22nd, tackling the topic of safety culture. The free webinar, led by Shannon Crinklaw CRSP, CHRP, will outline why a positive safety culture is important and give advice on how to quantify culture so that it can be tracked.

Safety culture is a commonly used term that encompasses the values, attitudes and beliefs that employees display towards safety. However, since it is not a specific program or procedure, it can be difficult to pin down, and its elusive nature means that the concept has come under criticism.

Creating a culture of safety within their company is nonetheless a critical concern for safety directors as safety management systems will live or die on the support of employees. When employees have confidence that the safety programs in place are in their best interest, they work towards their successful outcome.

This webinar will define safety culture and provide guidance as to how to recognize and foster a strong safety culture within your organization. It will explain how safety culture can be broken down into main components, the different ways that safety culture can be (indirectly) measured and steps that managers should take to improve safety culture.

To join the webinar, register for free on Medgate’s website:

It occurs on October 22nd, 2014 from 11.00am – 12.00pm EDT.

About Medgate
Medgate™ ( is the leading global provider of software for environmental, health, and safety data management. Available in multiple languages, Medgate software is used across the globe in hundreds of the best known corporations and government entities.

Developed by certified EHS professionals, the Medgate software supports a safety / environmental management system approach. Using the robust software application, EHS professionals can manage incidents, mitigate risks, satisfy compliance requirements, identify problem areas, and measure performance.

About Shannon Crinklaw, CRSP, CHRP
Shannon Crinklaw is a Client Service Consultant with Medgate, having worked in the safety and environmental field for over 10 years mostly in the private sector within manufacturing environments. She currently holds 2 certifications as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional and Canadian Human Resource Professional.

Shannon is the author of many whitepapers promoting safety best practices, such as Safety Record Management, Improving Safety Behavior and Improving SMS through Internal Audits.

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