Safety 2009 Proceedings

696 Expo Education: A Session from our Exhibitors (Assessing and Improving Your Safety Culture)

Instructor: Anne R. French, Ph.D., Safety Performance Solutions, Blacksburg, VA

Description: In this session a combination of techniques will be discussed to assess an organizationís safety culture, including quantitative and qualitative measures. The session will examine the critical elements of a safety culture and tools to measure and evaluate them. Attendees will learn:
∑ Why a variety of tools and strategies are needed to assess the current safety culture.
∑ What information each assessment tool is designed to produce.
∑ How to develop strategies to improve the safety culture based on the results of the assessment.

Level: I