Find humorous safety tips on the websites of Workplace Safety Experts, Safety Risk and Guy Sports. Introducing safety tips and rules with humor makes the material more memorable and enjoyable, according to Workplace Safety Experts. Employees bond over shared humor.
Open your safety discussion with a joke about the consequences of not following the safety rules, such as, "Follow the safety rules or you'll be fired before you hit the ground," from the Safety Risk website.
Introduce the parking lot speed limit and safe driving tips with this joke from Workplace Safety Experts: One day a manager asked “Does anyone know what the speed limit is in our parking lot?” The long silence that followed was interrupted when one of the workers piped up. “That depends. Do you mean coming to work or leaving?”
Launch a fire safety discussion with ironic humor from Guy Sports: "How is it that one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start your barbecue?" Initiate discussion of proper fire evacuation techniques with the Safety Risk tip, "In case of fire, exit building before tweeting about it.”
Illustrate the discussion with posters featuring humorous safety tips, such as the workplace sign, "Danger Do Not Touch Not Only Will This Kill You, It Will Hurt The Whole Time You Are Dying," available for download from Safety Risk.