Unsafe Behavior as a General Duty Clause Violation

Michael Aust

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Have you considered the significant negative impact that unsafe behavior can cause in your organization? The impact goes well beyond the pain and suffering of the injured employee, the workers’ compensation cost, and the impact of organizational reputation. Could an unsafe behavior act be an OSHA Act violation under the General Duty Clause?

Why Should You Attend:

You should attend this webinar to learn how to identify and categorize potential unsafe behavior regulatory risk, the types of effective practices that are associated with solving unsafe behavior, and how to verify the effectiveness of that training.

The OSHA general duty clause, Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, requires that each employer furnishes to each of its employees a workplace that is free from recognized hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm. Would this include unsafe behavior?

This webinar will explore the possibilities of unsafe behavior being an occupational hazard. The guest speaker, who has over 24 years of managing OSHA regulatory requirements and management systems, will provide real-life unsafe behavior situations and review outcomes thereof.

If you want to understand what triggers unsafe behavior and how to address and correct in your workplace, you do not want to miss this webinar. The guest speaker will provide proven effective practices to minimize the hazard of unsafe behavior in the workplace.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • What is and how to identify unsafe behavior.
  • What is and how to identify attitude.
  • ABC Model.
  • Safety Maturity Curve and the effects of unsafe behavior.
  • Description and purpose of the General Duty Clause in the OSHA act.
  • Consequences of Deviation.
  • Disciplinary action and the dangers of the lack thereof.
  • Effective practices and processes to minimize or eliminate unsafe behavior in the workplace.

Who Will Benefit:

Supervisors, Managers, and Leaders of businesses/government agencies of all kinds.

  • HR Professionals
  • Training Professionals
  • Safety Managers
  • Vice President
  • Managing Director
  • Occupational Nurse
  • Project Managers
  • Directors
  • Chief Learning Officer

From all industries - non-profits - associations and employees of government agencies.

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Speaker: Michael Aust,

Mr. Michael Aust, is the President and Owner of 1030 Communications, LLC. Mr. Aust has a Master of Science in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management and is a Certified Environmental Compliance Manager #5678. He has been an Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor since 2000. He has provided safety management expertise since 1995. His extensive experience in the safety and health field has been earned from working in a variety of different types of organizations within the private sector. He has developed and implemented safety management systems for organizations without such processes and helped mature management systems for Fortune 50 and Fortune 100 companies. Some highlights of his involvement in professional organizations include; Security Committee Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA), Safety Committee Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA), American Society of Safety Engineers, South Louisiana S.T.E.P.S. AdHoc Committee Member, Greater Baton Rouge Industrial Alliance (GBRIA) Owner Entry Requirements Committee, American Society of Safety Engineers Grapevine Chapter Section Chairperson. Mr. Aust has provided safety auditing and training services for companies such as US Fusion, The TopCor Companies, BP North America, Honeywell, Gulf South Safety Consultants, The Commodore Corporation – Indiana Division, JE Spear Consulting, Ivy Tech Corporate College only to name a few.

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