Health, Safety & Security

Training Course: Developing an Effective Safety Culture

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17 - 21 Jun 2024

Barcelona (Spain)

Hotel : Grupotel Gran Via 678

Cost : 5775 € Euro


Effective safety culture is widely accepted as being an essential component of the successful development and implementation of an organization’s safety management system. Preventing major accidents is about ensuring that everyone, regardless of position, follows safety procedures and safe practices - by always intervening when unsafe behaviors or conditions are observed. A safety culture improvement process approach that actively engages everyone through personal responsibility is seen as the way forward.

In this course you will learn:

  • The impact of effective safety culture on achieving good safety management
  • How to establish a safety culture improvement processes and identify behavioral change improvement opportunities
  • The importance of actively caring
  • How to assess the safety culture of the organization
  • About Taylor, Herzberg, Vroom, Geller & Maslow

Course Objectives of Developing an Effective Safety Culture

Participants attending the program will:

  • Have a clear understanding of human factors and their application to their organization’s current safety cultural status
  • Be familiar with elements of safety management systems and their purpose
  • Appreciate the consequences of behavioral acts and omissions as prime causes of accidents and emergency situations
  • Be able to develop a step-by-step safety cultural improvement program within their own organization
  • Develop an appreciation of carrying out an HSE cultural positional assessment
  • Develop skills for identifying, evaluating and reconciling solutions for influencing behavioral change improvement measures

Course Methodology of Developing an Effective Safety Culture

Participants will learn by active participation during the program through the use of exercises, case studies, and open discussion forums. Videos shown will encourage further discussions and delegates are encouraged to bring forth experiences and problems from their own organizations. The program will be run using PowerPoint slides, copies of which will be distributed both in hard and soft copies.

Organizational Impact of Developing an Effective Safety Culture

  • Professional development of staff
  • Improved communications
  • Improved safety behavior
  • Reduction in incidents
  • Practical steps for changing culture
  • Leaders better equipped to face adversity of incidents head-on

Personal Impact of Developing an Effective Safety Culture

  • Understand the integrated approach of Safety Culture
  • Be able to assess the safety culture of the organization
  • Practical methods to improve safety behavior
  • Appreciate the needs, drives, and motivation of staff
  • Develop an SMS based on safety culture principles
  • The power of reinforcement and recognition

Course Outlines of Developing an Effective Safety Culture


Introduction to Safety Culture

  • Safety culture and safety climate
  • Improving safety performance
  • Behavior and Culture
    • Organization factors
    • Job factors
    • Personal factors
  • Historical review
  • Case study


Safety Management Systems

  • Safety management systems framework and safety culture factors
  • Essential safety management system components
  • Developing an effective safety management system
  • Mechanical Model of SMS
  • Socio-Technical Model of SMS
  • More safety culture factors
    • Risk and risk perceptions
    • Human error
    • Stress
  • Case Study “Mersin Refinery”


HSE Model for Safety Culture

  • Identifying problem areas
  • Dependant, Independent, and Interdependent Cultures
  • Planning for change
  • HSE cultural change model
  • How to intervene
  • Key Performance indicators
  • Success factors and barriers
  • Attitude Questionnaires


Behavioural Safety

  • Safety culture and behavioral safety
  • Taylor, Herzberg, Vroom, Geller, Maslow
  • Natural penalties and consequences
  • ABC analysis
    • Antecedents
    • Behavior
    • Consequences
  • What drives behavior
  • Natural penalties and consequences


Assessing the Safety Culture

  • Establishing the current status of a safety culture
  • Results of questionnaires
  • Case studies from different organizations
  • A step-change in safety
  • Managing people and their attitude to safety
  • Developing questionnaires
  • Personal action plans
  • Course review

Health, Safety & Security

Training Course: Developing an Effective Safety Culture

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17 - 21 Jun 2024

Barcelona (Spain) - Grupotel Gran Via 678

Hotel : Grupotel Gran Via 678

Cost: 5775 € Euro

  About Barcelona

Barcelona, the main city of Catalonia on Spain's east coast, is known for its fantastic weather and proud local culture. It is also Spain's second largest city and has all the cosmopolitan trappings you would expect. Among Barcelona's many attractions are the delicious seafood, stunning architecture and vibrant atmosphere. It began life as a Roman city and has remained important ever since. Today, it is a buzzing city offering more than enough reasons to look for flights to Barcelona. Between UNESCO World Heritage Sites, famous sports teams plus great food, there's no shortage of ways to amuse oneself.

  Things to do and places to visit in Barcelona

Barcelona really does have something for everyone. The attractions of Barcelona include beautiful beaches to relax on, almost endless historical locations to explore, all the shops you could ever wish for, one of the world's most admired football clubs and world-class eateries - you may never want to leave. Luckily, with so much to do the city's compactness makes it easy to explore. Simply wandering through the streets is a great way to soak up the atmosphere.

Just some of the great things to do in Barcelona include:

  • Marvel at Gaudi's masterwork, the Sagrada Familia.
  • Sample the wide range of tapas in Barcelona's bars.
  • See the somewhat surreal architecture of Antoni Gaudi.
  • Wander through Park Guell, which offers great views over the city and out to sea.
  • See the Cubist master’s early work in the Picasso Museum.
  • Get lost in the winding streets of the Gothic Quarter, known locally as the Barri Gotic.
  • Browse the upmarket shops along the Passeig de Gracia.
  • Soak up the tranquil atmosphere in the Cathedral of the Sea.
  • Watch the silky skills of FC Barcelona in a game at the Camp Nou.
  • Enjoy authentic paella with fresh seafood.
  • Climb Montjuic for spectacular views.
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