Tag: Behavior-Based Safety (BBS)

Faces of EHS: Dr. Judy Agnew on Behavior-Based Safety

For 30 years, Dr. Judy Agnew has worked with clients in a variety of industries using behavioral science to improve safety performance and ensure that organizations are designed safely. Judy is a recognized thought leader in the field of behavioral safety, safety leadership, and safety culture, and she has an active speaking schedule, including presenting […]

Faces of EHS: Dr. Steve Roberts on Leadership and Learning

Steve Roberts, PhD., is truly an expert in the environmental, health, and safety (EHS) field. He specializes in the design, implementation, and evaluation of behavior and people-based safety processes, the assessment of organizational culture to guide safety interventions, and understanding and reducing human error in the workplace. He has written and contributed to many books […]

Making the Most of Behavior-Based Safety Data

When it comes to improving safety performance, behavior-based safety (BBS) programs can be useful and effective. BBS (sometimes called safety observations) is a method of avoiding human error and improving workplace safety by observing and analyzing employees’ behavior while they work. BBS helps determine why at-risk behavior occurs on the job and the steps necessary […]

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Behavior-Based Safety: Key Concepts and Benefits

Environment, health, and safety (EHS) managers are always looking for ways that they can mitigate risk, take preventive action against potential hazards and incidents, and improve their company’s overall safety culture. Behavior-based safety (BBS) is an effective tool that can be put to use in achieving all of these goals.

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Safety Culture 2018: The Human Dynamics of Cultivating a Total Safety Culture—A Q&A with E. Scott Geller and Steve Roberts

Safety excellence requires a strong safety culture. But what is an ideal “Total Safety Culture” and how can we best achieve one? What are the roles of Behavior-Based Safety (BBS) and Human and Organizational Performance (HOP)? We’re finding out today in a Q&A with E. Scott Geller and Steve Roberts from Safety Performance Solutions, Inc., […]