Advanced Safety Management

Course Description

Developing a high performance safety culture requires much more than programs and regulatory compliance. Gain a deeper understanding of the impact of organizational culture on safety performance and how to implement leading-edge safety systems. The knowledge gained from this course will prepare both general industry and construction participants to take their organizations to the next level of safety performance.

Course ID: EST 7001P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15029 Jan 27, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $825
15030 May 12, 2015 May 15, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $825
16102 Jan 26, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $825
16103 May 10, 2016 May 13, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $825
17103 Jan 24, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $825
17104 May 9, 2017 May 12, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $825
18033 Jan 23, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $825
18034 May 8, 2018 May 11, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $825

Who Should Attend

Corporate, regional and field-safety personnel in both construction and general industry

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify and utilize the most current safety management principles that drive the safety process
  • Understand the impact of organizational culture on safety performance
  • Gain an understanding of advanced safety systems utilized by high performing organizations
  • Learn proven strategies for successful culture change
  • Discuss and practice effective incident analysis techniques
  • Learn to more effectively measure safety performance with leading indicators
  • Discuss proper roles and responsibilities of safety professionals and potential liabilities associated with the practice of safety
  • Learn how to create a behavior-based, high performance safety culture in your organization


  • Safety manager roles and responsibilities

  • Management principles

  • Language and cross-cultural issues

  • Accountability for safety

  • Safety leadership

  • Behavioral safety principles

  • Recognition and reward programs

  • Insurance programs and issues

  • Substance abuse programs

  • OSHA and regulatory issues

  • Preplanning

  • Crisis management

  • Training and orientation

  • Accident investigation



  • Principle to Practice, by David Lynn - purchase during online registration

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET