Behavior-based Safety for Supervisors (Update Available)
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This course is intended to provide supervisors with an overview of the concepts of behavior-based safety. This training will aid those supervisors who have not used these techniques in their day-to-day duties and responsibilities in the past. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives for this course are to: define behavior and identify the scope and purpose of a behavior safety program, distinguish the roles and responsibilities of the supervisor and the employee, identify factors that cause incidents (environmental versus personal factors), identify the influences on behavior, determine how to effectively observe behavior, identify behavior reinforcement concepts, specify ways to motivate employees and address the human factor, recognize the importance of attitude and how it affects safety on the job, and describe transactional analysis. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
All employees, safety committees, corporate managers, department managers, first line supervisors, and accident investigation team members