When it comes to the safety of work, culture and systems make it possible but front-line people make it happen! No plan of operations reaches with any certainty beyond the first encounter with the main hazards. The safety of work is therefore rarely achieved by merely flawlessly executing a plan. Leaders must Know how to develop a safe system of work through a collaborative planning process, Say what needs to be addressed to engage the team in mindful execution and Do what is needed to refine plans while staying within the organization’s agreed reliability envelope.
The Safety Leadership for Supervisors and Managers program (SLSM) integrates experiential and theoretical perspectives of safety improvement, operations management and leadership development to facilitate the learning of operational leaders to ensure they know how to: