Zero-Injury Workplace Culture vs. Safety Culture

Michael Aust
Jan 30, 2020 - 02:30 PM EST
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Creating a safety culture in the workplace takes time, patience, and is often a multi-year process. This training program will examine how organizations need to transition from the existing zero injury workplace culture to a more safety oriented culture. In the process, it will examine the pros and cons behind each process and also offer best practices to determine whether you are doing it right.

Why Should You Attend:

This webinar will focus on evolving from a zero incident workplace culture within any organization to a more safety-oriented culture. It will discuss the pros and cons of a implementing a zero incident workplace culture and describe how to determine if you are doing it right.

The session will also discuss how a zero injury workplace safety culture consists of shared beliefs, practices, and attitudes that exist within an organization. An organization’s safety culture is the result of a number of factors that include, but not limited to:

  • Management and employee norms, assumptions and beliefs;
  • Management and employee attitudes;
  • Values, myths, stories;
  • Policies and procedures;
  • Supervisor priorities, responsibilities and accountability;
  • Production and bottom line pressures vs. quality issues;
  • Actions or lack of action to correct unsafe behaviors;
  • Employee training and motivation; and
  • Employee involvement or "buy-in."

Creating this culture takes time, patience and dedicated resources. It is frequently a multi-year process. A series of continuous process improvement steps can be followed to create a safety culture. Employer and employee commitment are hallmarks of a true safety culture where safety is an integral part of daily operations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain what it means to have a ‘zero incident workplace culture’ on site.
  • Identify the 4 phases of the safety maturity curve process.
  • Discuss employee and employee rights and responsibilities at each step of the safety maturity curve.
  • Explain the benefits and challenges of sustaining a zero injury workplace safety culture in the workplace.
  • Identify successful strategies for incorporating zero injury culture and maintaining scorecards to determine if it is successful.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Definition of a zero injury workplace safety culture.
  • The 4 phases of a safety maturity curve process toward zero injuries.
  • Roles and responsibilities within the 4 phases of a safety maturity curve.
  • Benefits and challenges of establishing a zero injury workplace culture within your workplace.
  • Strategy and scorecards to determine if you are doing it right.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Plant Managers
  • Plant Foremen
  • Safety Committee Member
  • Engineers
  • Operations Managers
  • Construction Foreman
  • Occupational Safety Consultants
  • HR Managers
  • General Industry Business Owners
  • Construction Business Owners
  • Plant Supervisors
  • Subcontractors
  • Project Managers
  • Safety Managers
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Jan 30, 2020 - 02:30 PM EST

Duration: 60 Minutes

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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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