From an organization perspective, employee motivation is aligning employees towards sustainable goals set by the organization. These goals may include achieving “zero accidents”, “zero emissions”, “enhanced production”, “training man-hours” etc. But keeping employees motivated always is a challenging task for organizations.
So, what are the parameters with respect to health, safety & environment that can help to keep employees motivated, let’s find out:
HSE Roles & Responsibility, Accountability, Authority
- HSE roles & responsibility shall be well defined – top to Bottom across the level, for each function or individual.
- Accountability on HSE matters shall be set at all levels.
- Authority or empowerment – employees should be empowered for feedbacks, decisions, implementation w.r.t. HSE matters.
Training & Awareness
Opportunities for adequate HSE training & awareness programs shall be created within the organisation to give employees space for skill enhancement & behavioural transformation as well.
HSE should be integrated into the organisation’s culture – starting from visitors, contractors, employees (starting from interviews, joining & throughout employment) HSE should be emphasised & celebrated.
TOP Leadership to demonstrate commitment towards HSE.
Employees Communication, Participation & Consultation
Effective communication channels focused on HSE objectives & performance should be established at all levels and transparent communication, participation & consultation among all stakeholders should be encouraged.
HSE Reward & Recognition
All significant associations pertaining to HSE should be recognised/ admired; rewards & recognition programs are effective tools in this context.