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.
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.