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4 reasons behavior-based safety still matters

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Love it or hate it, behavior-based safety (BBS) has become an entrenched part of the EHS landscape since it first emerged in the 1980s.


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After the bandwagon stopped rolling

Why BBS still matters
By Jim Spigener

Love it or hate it, behavior-based safety (BBS) has become an entrenched part of the EHS landscape since it first emerged in the 1980s. Still, many safety professionals rightly point out that what many people think of as behavior-based safety doesn’t work.


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Leaders who "get" safety

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This article examines the ways personality and values shape a leader’s personal safety ethic.
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Leader behavior is the catalyst of culture

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Zero-harm performance is dependent on the culture and climate established by an organization’s leaders.
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Can you recognize "exposure creep"?

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This month we look at nine characteristics of a culture that supports zero-harm performance.
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The false security of low injury rates

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This article begins a series exploring four critical ideas essential to achieving the zero-harm goal. We begin by looking at why zero-harm organizations focus their efforts on exposure instead of injuries.
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