Print Management Commitment Top management sets the tone for the entire safety program. A sincere commitment by management and consistency in the enforcement of safety rules are the foundation of an effective safety program. The chief executive, business owner and other highly visible leaders must maintain a positive attitude toward safety to inspire this attitude in supervisors and employees down the line. Managers and supervisors reflect the image of upper management and a worker's attitude is usually the same as his or her supervisor's. This principle applies equally to all businesses and institutions, no matter how large or small. How do businesses create a culture of safety? What are the key elements of a written safety policy?