Foundations of Leadership for Safety Excellence

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Overview

Foundations of Leadership for Safety Excellence

Course Description

Leadership development is vital to every aspect of organizational performance and is critical to the development of a high performance safety culture. However, many managers have never been taught how to lead the safety effort. To achieve safety excellence, leaders must exhibit specific traits and involve themselves in specific activities that demonstrate commitment to safety as a core value. This course explores known principles of effective safety leadership. Special emphasis will be placed on vision, transformational leadership styles, decision-making, problem-solving, communication, coaching, and change management specific to creating a culture of safety excellence. The course is an active workshop that provides practical hands-on activities to help anchor the principles into real life application in the workplace.

Course Content

CRITICAL SAFETY LEADERSHIP TRAITS

TRANSFORMATIONAL VERSUS TRANSACTIONAL MANAGEMENT

ACCIDENT CAUSE DETERMINATION TECHNIQUES

COMMUNICATION, COACHING AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IN THE SAFETY EFFORT

INFLUENCES ON BEHAVIOR THAT EFFECT SAFETY PERFORMANCE

Session Details

  • Register three or more people for your organization and receive a 10% group discount on all EST, HAZ, or OTI courses. Enter the code GROUP at checkout. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for safety professionals, supervisors, and senior management.

OSHA professionals working on jobsite

What You Will Learn

  • The critical traits for effective safety leadership
  • Organizational deviations that have become internalized and accepted in your organization that lead to accidents
  • How to transition from transactional to transformational leadership styles
  • Effective safety coaching and communication skills
  • Effective accident root cause determination skills
  • How to increase employee engagement and ownership in safety
  • The latest thinking in safety management principles and practice
Occupational safety and health professionals collaborating on job site

How You Will Benefit

  • Improve critical safety leadership skills of safety professionals, supervisors and managers.
  • Build trust within your workforce.
  • Eliminate fear levels to generate better reporting of hazards, near-misses and injuries.
  • Improve safety performance, production and quality.
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    Taught by Experts in the Field
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    Grow Your Professional Network

The solid OSHA curriculum, fueled with hands-on training, and a strong professional network builds you for a successful safety career.

- Rodrigues "Rocky" Smith
Safety Manager

TRAIN AT YOUR LOCATION

We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

  • Save Money
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Group Training
  • Customize Content
  • On-Site Training
  • Earn a Certificate
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