Creating A Safe Workplace: Strong Relationships/Teamwork

Teamwork is one of the most important parts of creating a safe workplace. By providing a strong company culture and employee relationships, employees will help one another increase safety and efficiency on the job. 


Teamwork increases job efficiency.  Working together as a team brings in diversity of ideas and ultimately a better solution.  Teams share responsibility and accountability and everyone has to perform for a successful outcome. 


Safety is one of the most important aspects of teamwork on the job. When team members are paired up for certain tasks, they have a way to protect one another from potential hazards. When working on a potentially hazardous job, employees should be aware of what each other are working on and where they are in case of emergency. It is important to have a designated first responder on the job, who is readily available if an incident were to occur. 

Employee Morale 

Having a strong company culture is proven to improve employee morale. Positive encouragement boosts employee morale and creates a positive workplace. A with a boosted excitement of employees coming into work everyday, it creates a stress free work environment and increases productivity. 

Emergent’s Company Culture

Values are the essence of the culture, CEO Mary Porter developed at Emergent Safety. Our values, as well as our motto, “Whose Life Are We Going To Help Save Today” have attributed to the success of Emergent Safety over the past 10 years. Emergent Safety’s Company Culture was build on the framework below:

Teamwork: Providing support to one another, working co-operatively, respecting another’s views, and making our work environment fun and enjoyable.

Honesty: Being open and honest in our interactions. Maintaining integrity at all times.

Excellence: Always doing what we say we will and striving for excellence and quality work results.

Commitment: Working with urgency and commitment to be successful from an individual standpoint as well as to meet ESS goals.

Ownership: Taking ownership of helping customers with safety solutions not just pushing products.  Also delivering friendly and professional service. 

Recognition: Recognizing and rewarding each other’s contributions and efforts.

Professionalism: At all times we act with integrity, providing quality service, being reliable and responsible.

Personal Development: We value learning, feedback, coaching, and mentoring.

This concludes Emergent Safety’s Creating a Safe Workplace blog series. Emergent is always here to keep your jobsite safe. If you have any questions on how to keep your jobsite safe, please contact your Emergent Safety Specialist, or contact Emergent Safety at 630-406-9666.