In his role as Employee Development Administrator at the Simpson Korbel Sawmill in Korbel, Randy Robertson came to believe that improving literacy in employees first and foremost, shows positive results through many areas of a company, especially in how effective training and ongoing employee development can be.
“If I were to set up a Behaviour Based Safety Process in a new plant, I would go through the same sequence again; I would solve the reading and English communication problems first using Read Right because of the fast results. The amazing thing is the Korbel team has cut safety costs 93% since. The lost time incident rate has bee 0.00 for four consecutive years! People have to have reading and English skills first.”