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HSE’s Leadership Programme (In-company course only)

HSL is to run a 1 day course on HSE’s Leadership Programme (In-company course only).

Please email your expression of interest

Introduction

HSE's leadership excellence programme draws on HSE's regulatory experience and our expertise as occupational psychologists and human factors specialists to help leaders at all levels understand and develop their health and safety roles and responsibilities in line with current regulation and the latest research.

HSE's interactive one day workshop is designed to equip leaders with the knowledge and understanding of key health and safety leadership responsibilities and values (as identified through research), and understand how this enables them to work towards achieving health and safety cultural excellence. It provides leaders with the opportunity to share their own experiences, reflect on their capabilities, consider ways in which they can drive a leadership strategy forward in their own organisation and learn from their peers and HSL/E experts.

Questions that the training programme will ask of leaders includes:

  • How do you ensure a just culture?
  • How informed do you feel as a leader?
  • How confident are you in the effectiveness of your HSMS?
  • How do you and your systems account for people being people?
  • How well do you lead on matters of H&S?
  • Are you confident in your ability to communicate effectively on matters of health and safety?

By the end of the workshop, leaders will be able to reflect on their own leadership style as well as leadership within the business in the following four areas:

Leadership Circle

 

In essence, leaders will have the opportunity to:

The Business

• Consider their roles and responsibilities for H&S in line with current regulation/legislation

• Understand what it means to reach H&S cultural excellence and the influence of leadership on attaining H&S cultural excellence

• Recognise the link between effective H&S leadership and becoming a high reliability organisation (HRO)

• Reflect upon their business's H&S leadership strategy and current position on the H&S cultural maturity scale

• Recognise the importance of effective measurement of H&S business performance, considering the quality of the data gathered and how informed they feel as H&S leaders of the business

• Reflect on the robustness of their HSMS

• Build a greater appreciation of the organisational structure and systems, and how these impact on human reliability. This includes decisions made by leadership and the wider organisation.

• Consider the organisation's risk profile and what the priorities should be.

The Team

• Recognise the impact of leadership on team cohesion and functioning, in particular the importance of effective interpersonal skills. This includes practical tips and techniques on having safety conversations as identified through the research and what we know works in practice

• Understand the importance of inviting and challenging the good and bad news

• Appreciate the benefits of effective reward, recognition and reinforcement

 

Being Human

• Better understand the myriad of influences upon others' behaviour (drawing on HSE's evidence based model of human behaviour), including the impact of our subconscious bias, how humans process information and the importance of considering human failure. This will help leaders respond more appropriately to situations

• Reflect on what influences their own behaviour, how their behaviour might influence others and whether they account for the 'human factor' when designing systems, procedures and activities

Being Me

• Understand what it means to be an effective H&S leader (introducing HSE's value based model for effective health and safety leadership)

• Reflect on their own health and safety leadership style and what can influence their own decision making and subsequent behaviours

• Consider how they can operationalise the values within their day to day work


 

HSE's training development and delivery style

Every training course within HSE's in company leadership programme is designed specifically to meet individual company requirements. As such they can be targeted at any leadership level within the business.

Training provided by HSE is different to that provided by many other course providers as our scientists and health and safety experts deliver the training. They are not only trainers; they are specialists working daily in research, consultancy and incident investigation.

 

HSE's Human and Organisational Performance team consists of experienced Human Factors specialists, Chartered Psychologists and Practitioners in Training including Occupational and Health Psychologists. They are all recognised members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and follow the BPS' professional code of conduct. They are also members of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Our training facilitators have in-depth knowledge of both the subject matter, and of how people learn, combined with substantial experience of training delivery for both national and international delegates. We recognise that people learn at different paces, and have different preferred learning styles. We also know that people learn most effectively when training material is presented in an enthusiastic, engaging and interactive way, and this is therefore what we will deliver. To facilitate sharing valuable opinions and experiences on our courses, we favour a relaxed, interactive approach with delegates.

 

· Consider their roles and responsibilities for H&S in line with current regulation/legislation

· Understand what it means to reach H&S cultural excellence and the influence of leadership on attaining H&S cultural excellence

· Recognise the link between effective H&S leadership and becoming a high reliability organisation (HRO)

· Reflect upon their business's H&S leadership strategy and current position on the H&S cultural maturity scale

· Recognise the importance of effective measurement of H&S business performance, considering the quality of the data gathered and how informed they feel as H&S leaders of the business

· Reflect on the robustness of their HSMS

· Build a greater appreciation of the organisational structure and systems, and how these impact on human reliability. This includes decisions made by leadership and the wider organisation.

· Consider the organisation's risk profile and what the priorities should be.

 

· Recognise the impact of leadership on team cohesion and functioning, in particular the importance of effective interpersonal skills. This includes practical tips and techniques on having safety conversations as identified through the research and what we know works in practice

· Understand the importance of inviting and challenging the good and bad news

· Appreciate the benefits of effective reward, recognition and reinforcement

· Better understand the myriad of influences upon others' behaviour (drawing on HSE's evidence based model of human behaviour), including the impact of our subconscious bias, how humans process information and the importance of considering human failure. This will help leaders respond more appropriately to situations

· Reflect on what influences their own behaviour, how their behaviour might influence others and whether they account for the 'human factor' when designing systems, procedures and activities

· Understand what it means to be an effective H&S leader (introducing HSE's value based model for effective health and safety leadership)

· Reflect on their own health and safety leadership style and what can influence their own decision making and subsequent behaviours

· Consider how they can operationalise the values within their day to day work

 

 

Please note the invoice option is not available within 4 weeks of the course date, or for overseas customers.  If you are selecting the invoice option for payment, it will be mandatory to input a purchase order/reference number as we are unable to process booking forms without this.


For further dates and additional information email: training@hsl.gsi.gov.uk or contact the Training & Conferences Unit
at HSL directly on +44 (0)203 028 3704.

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Contact Details

HSL Training & Conferences Unit
Harpur Hill
Buxton, Derbyshire
SK17 9JN

E: training@hsl.gsi.gov.uk
T: +44 (0)203 028 3704