Health & Safety
Safety Leadership and Safety Culture
In recent years, there has been an increasing recognition in high-reliability industries of the importance of the cultural and behavioral aspects of safety management. While many, have concluded that organizational factors such as perceived management commitment to safety are important, few to date have demonstrated effective intervention strategies. There is, therefore, a need to explore the supervisors’ role as a safety leader in safety management and safety culture improvement programs.
By the end of this course participants will learn:
- The safety culture of an organisation is the product of individual and group values, attitudes, competencies, and patterns of behaviour that determine the commitment to, and the style and proficiency of, an organization’s health and safety programs.
- Organizations with a positive safety culture are characterized by communications founded on mutual trust, by shared perceptions of the importance of safety, and by confidence in the efficacy of preventative measures
- How are safety decisions made?
- How are employees measured?
- How are employees recognized?
- Is teamwork mastered?
- Is your management system in place to protect employees or to comply with regulations?
- Are supervisors required to do safety tasks daily?
- Does top management walk around the facility and talk to employees routinely?
- Are you allowed to use your brain or are you just a puppet on a string (gopher)?
- Has your company downsized? Is there always a threat?
- All levels of employees can attend this program
- It is aimed at working Managers, supervisors, engineers, team leaders, safety managers, and Sr. technicians
This program was Participants management to underline the need to allocate equal resources to safety, quality, and production
Health & Safety Outline
The course covers the following topics:
- The evolution of a safety culture
- Culture and Safety
- Why Do Cultures Fail?
- Defining a Value System
- Is Safety a Priority for Your Organisation?
- Changing Behavior
A New Management Safety System
- Safety Climate (Culture) Defined
- Leadership and Teamwork
- What Is a Manager?
- What Is a Leader?
- Understanding Behavior and people skills
- What contributes to at-risk behaviors?
- Understanding why employees put themselves at risk
- Management systems
- Safety culture concepts
- Diseases and obstacles
- Risky behavior
- Principles of behavior-based psychology
- Employee activities
- Awareness approach to behavior management
- Assessing the organisational culture
- Core of the process
- Sustaining the change
- Nonverbal Behaviors of Communication
- Speaking Hints
- Communication and Leadership
- The Communication Process
- Barriers to Communication
- A few random thoughts on Communication
- Problem Employees
- Counseling and Discipline
- Common Types of Problem Behavior
- The Voice
- Preparing the Presentation
- Tips and Techniques For Great Presentations
- Managers Checklist