chapter  1
Making the case for Relationship Centered Safety Leadership
WithRosa Antonia Carrillo
Pages 16

1Relationship Centered Leadership (RCL) is a strategy that enables the full commitment and engagement of employees to work together towards excellence in safety performance. Many leaders sense the need for this approach. A company’s safety record as well as protecting the environment and the community has become a determining competitive factor. Yet, the traditional safety management activities are not meeting the demands for improvement (Deloitte, 2009).