Creating a Safety Culture of Excellence
Safety culture is often referred to as 'the way things are done
around here'. It's a combination of the attitudes, values and
behaviours held within an organisation, as well the management
systems and procedures that influence how something is really done,
rather than how it should be done.
Poor safety culture has contributed to many major incidents and
personal injuries and can be just as influential on safety outcomes
as the organisation's safety management system (SMS) itself.
Symptoms of poor cultural factors can include:
- Widespread, routine procedural violations
- Failure to comply with safety systems and procedures (although
either of these can also be due to poor procedure design)
- Management decisions that appear consistently to put production
or cost before safety
The course adopts a holistic approach to health and safety
cultural improvement incorporating HSE's ASCENT - Achieving Safety
Culture Excellence Now and Tomorrow programme.
Delegates will be provided with information that will help them
to develop a safety culture enhancement programme including:
- Building a business case and getting senior management buy
- Programme planning and communication
- Gathering and using different data
- Engaging with staff
- Prioritising and evaluating interventions
What the course will cover
This course, delivered by HSE and industry experts, provides
delegates with an understanding of the many factors that influence
both workers' and managers' attitudes to safety and how these may
It differs from other courses on this topic by demonstrating how
behaviour change, leadership and worker engagement can be
incorporated into the wider health and safety management system to
ensure an integrated, and therefore more effective, approach to
Who should attend?
This course is most appropriate for health and safety managers
with limited knowledge/experience of safety culture who are
intending to implement a safety culture enhancement programme
within part or all of their organisation.
Live online course information
live online training courses are taught in
real-time, allowing you to have a direct dialogue with our experts,
a high level of interaction with the other attendees and lots of
opportunities to ask questions - just as you would in a real
All you will need is an internet-connected computer, laptop
or tablet with a webcam and microphone. Before you book, you can
check that you meet the
Zoom system requirements and run a diagnostic test to
ensure the software is compatible with your firewall
£675 per person (includes digital training resources and
certificate of attendance).
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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