The Impact of Safety Culture on the Delivery of Good Health and Safety (Paper)

By July 25, 2022Documents, Paris 2016
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A good safety culture within an organisation is a pre-cursor to delivering effective performance in health and safety. Establishing such a culture is not a matter of luck but of detailed planning, coordinated action and ├»buy in’ by senior management. This paper defines what is meant by culture and why it is important. It outlines a number of external and internal drivers that need to be present when developing a safety culture. It explains the importance of leadership in embedding a safety culture and it explores the importance of risk to an organisation when considering safety culture.

Year of Publication: 2016

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