Friday, December 20, 2013

Holiday Overload or Conversation Starter?

Each issue of ASSE's Professional Safety journal contains a Safety Photo of the Month. Most of the photos depict a hazardous work environment or a risky activity. This one, from reader Jonathan Briley, is a bit more seasonal than many. Talk about holiday overload.

Beyond the disapproving headshakes (and perhaps brief amusement), photos like this are a great way to start a conversation about risk, and they present an excellent opportunity to remind family, friends and colleagues that safety affects our workplaces, our homes and our lives every day.

Check out the journal's complete photo gallery here for more examples, and consider how you might use such information in your efforts to promote the message of safety.

Whatever you celebrate and however you celebrate, please do so safely.