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Behavior-Based Safety Overview

Learning Objectives

  • Define behavior-based safety and its key terms
  • Describe why a behavior-based safety program matters to both employees and companies
  • Identify methods and tools used to eliminate hazards and prevent injuries on the job
  • Identify the steps involved in a behavior-based safety program

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7 Minutes

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Accidents and injuries have both a human and a business cost, so it is advantageous for employees to practice safe behaviors and mitigate unsafe behaviors in the workplace. This lesson introduces behavior-based safety concepts to employees and creates awareness around what influences employees to change unsafe behaviors before an accident or injury happens.

Course Outline
  • Behavior-Based Safety Overview
Regulations
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Section 5(a)(1), General Duty Clause
  • American National Standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (ANSI) Z10-2012