Safety 2009 Proceedings

783 How the ABC's of Leadership Behavior Impact Safety Management Systems

Instructor: Steven D. Boydston, CSP, ARM, ALCM, Det Norske Veritas - DNV, Centennial, CO

Description: Itís all about behavior. The presenter, a senior executive, fully agrees with this statement as long as it includes everyone in the organization from the line employee to the CEO. This session explores the relationship between safety management systems and behaviors within an organization that determine the success or failure of most management systems, itís based upon real life examinations of organizational and individual behaviors behind leading and struggling safety management systems. Thirty-two years of studying behavioral principles that support consulting, management, and public service activities to integrate behavior and safety management systems will be shared.

Level: I A