Brothers Keeper


Being your brother’s or sister’s keeper is all about caring for someone like you do for a family member. It includes being accountable for others, being accountable for yourself and ensuring safety in the workplace. Being someone's keeper is about speaking up when you see an unsafe act being committed and making an oath that you will look out for the people who work around you.


  1. We All Need Keepers
  2. Believing That You Are A Hero
  3. Responding To The Call For Action
  4. Overcoming The Trials & Ordeals
  5. Speaking From The Heart
  6. Taking Time To Teach
  7. Practicing Courage & Bravery
  8. Never Rushing
  9. Experiencing The Impact

Reflective Questions:

  • Describe in as much detail as you can, what being someone's brother's or sister's keeper means to you. Why is being someone's keeper such an important part of workplace safety?
  • When was someone your keeper? What happened and what impact did it have on your life?
  • In the module it discussed the hero's journey... the willingness to respond to the call of action and facing the trial and tribulations that will come into play. What opportunities currently exist at work that would allow you to be a keeper? What trials and tribulations might you have to overcome in order to obtain the treasure?

Homework Assignment:

Your homework for this week is to practice being someone's keeper. Remember, speaking from the heart, taking the time to teach, practicing courage and bravery and never rushing, are some of the behaviors you can put to good use as you focus on being a keeper. Find at least one opportunity to do something "heroic" at work.

Journal Entry:

Post module activity that highlights the learning from the homework assignment and helps set a course for continued learning application.