You can hold many meetings, create numerous plans and have an infinite amount of creative ideas conjured up by eager and enthusiastic staff. But without the endorsement and active participation of management, it will all be in vain.
If you wanted to double your sales in the next year, how would you do it? You would probably talk to your employees, develop a strategy with clear targets and integrate all aspects of your business to achieve your outcomes. Health and safety is no different. You need the same vision and forethought to reduce injuries and illnesses, which at the same time can improve your business.