a. This is a bit difficult to classify since it doesn’t fit explicitly into the hierarchy. However,
it does appear that safety is a core value for this company so it is likely a 5.
a. This sends a strong message to the participants at the meeting that safety is NOT the most
important thing. This greatly weakens safety culture.
b. If this policy is enacted, it is very likely that eventually no one will wear safety glasses in
the lab. Why? Initially, the workers will wear the safety glasses, but over time a number
of marginal situations will occur where they really should have worn them and no one