From Day One: Is it Safe to Speak Up in Your Workplace?

When the term “workplace safety” comes up, most people may think of construction sites and hazardous materials. But health and well-being is an issue for all workplaces—and not all dangers are physical.

In fact, the social and emotional challenges that employees can face on the job—from discrimination and harassment to lack of recognition and feedback—can be even more insidious. Recognizing this, many enlightened companies have become more determined to foster a healthy work environment with an emphasis on clear values and open communication.