Coaching isn't easySafety Cultures

Recognize and correctly use key terms and concepts relating to safety culture

Identify the components of a positive safety culture and rate your own company's effectiveness in each of the component areas

Define the necessary elements of management commitment and support

Understand the importance of well-defined safety roles & responsibilities

Identify different types of leadership styles and the characteristics of an effective leader

Identify different methods of communication and the importance of each

Identify various types of employees involvement techniques and their use in culture change

Develop a plan for establishing a positive safety culture in the organization

Safety Program Pitfalls

Why well-intentioned safety initiatives often fail

How some safety efforts can be counter-productive

How the structure of the program and each and every employee contributes to its success or failure

Electrical, Fire and Machine Safety

Electrical fundamentals

Electrical hazards and how to reduce them

Electrical locations

Objectives of a Fire Safety Program

Fire Chemistry

Fire Prevention Activities

Fire Protection Devices

Machine Safeguarding

Machinery Hazards


Safeguard Problems

Maintaining Safeguards


Safety pros are evolving from compliance cops to employee coaches. Requirements:




Giving feedback

Giving recognition

Collaborative problem-sovling


How middle managers such as safety and health professional can execute leadership responsibilities

Recruiting for committees and volunteer work


Resource allocation

Time management

Risk assessment and prioritization

Role modeling


Emotional intelligence – empathy, listening, questioning, patience

Mindfulness – keen observations; alertness; situational awareness

Employee engagement

Conducting and analyzing perception surveys

Motivation and encouragement techniques

Creating employee ownership for safety

Creating employee accountability for safety

Engagement metrics