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There is no way to get the Datasheet view working in Safari. SharePoint Joel has a great matrix of which features work in which browser.
Datasheet view requires an ActiveX control not available for that platform. See Plan browser support (SharePoint Server 2010)
There is a browser compatibility overview from Microsoft: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288142.aspx
No, you can't force browsers to support features that aren't available. Browser compatibility is a lot better than it was, there are still things that are reliant on ActiveX controls. See the Plan browser support in SharePoint 2013 TechNet article. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263526.aspx
Firefox is the better route for Mac users. But even with Firefox, datasheet won't work as Trevor said, it's an Active X component. The alternative is to use Parallels on the Mac system and give them a Windows environment with IE.
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