December 29, 2022
There are five generations represented in today’s workforce, each with their own values and attitudes – and they all need safety training. But why should you take each generation into consideration for your safety training?
Making sure everyone is engaged is essential because an engaged environment is a safe environment. Research shows that 70% fewer safety incidents occur in engaged workplaces.
The core question is: Do generational differences really matter when it comes to training? The answer is a resounding yes.
Here’s why: When it comes to training and development, each generation has a different focus.
- The Traditionalist Generation (1925-46) is looking for career longevity, so this generation will say, “What skills will sustain me at this organization?”
- The Baby