“Monetary means, language spoken, literacy level, how tech savvy someone is, and more all impact ability to understand and respond to risk. DEI must be intentionally integrated into EHS to enable widespread and equitable implementation of the work we do.”
– Maddie (Madeline) Demo, Student at UAB
It is so easy to believe businesses are all about finance when looking from the outside. And that does make sense: after all, businesses can only survive and thrive with recurring sources of finance. However, what is also not lost on business leaders is the fact that humans make the organization successful: both as team members with skill and customers who make up the marketplace. For safety professionals to be successful, we know that DEI is an integral part of a successful safety process that supports the business performance of the organization.