Understanding Major Accident Hazards for Leaders
Hazard identification training for concrete safety improvements
Our hazard identification training has been designed for supervisors, managers and workers and focuses on your organisation’s ability to prevent something bad from happening, prevent something bad getting worse, or at the very least, recover from something bad once it has happened.
KEY LEARNING / OUTCOMES
- Increased awareness and understanding of hazard identification.
- The dangers of hazard blindness.
- Your own perception and how it influences your view of risk.
- Appropriate behavior around control of work tools.
- An awareness and understanding of major accident hazards.
- Barriers to manage and prevent hazard risks
- Coaching skills to deploy when interacting with employees in the course of their duties.
|Welcome and Introduction||General introduction from trainer followed by a senior member of the leadership team setting the scene.|
|Aims and Objectives||These are detailed in the learning outcomes.|
|Ice-breaker||Delegates introduce themselves and take part in a short activity to break the ice.|
|Lions and Tigers||To allow people to understand the difference between:|
Lions: high probability / low consequence (occupational safety e.g. gloves, personal protective equipment etc.)
Tigers: low probability / high consequence (process safety)
|Example of Major Accident||A video showing the real results of process safety not being taken seriously and the accident that ensues.|
|Reasonable Foreseeability||An introduction to the concept of reasonable foreseeability – the only thing an organisation must do is determine if something bad happening is reasonably foreseeable.|
|Aspects of Resilience||An introduction to James Reason’s Aspects of Resilience. These refer to the company’s ability to:|
Prevent something bad from happening
Prevent something bad from becoming worse
Recover from something bad once it has happened
|Major Accident Hazards||To gain an understanding and awareness of what major accident hazards exist at their workplace.|
|Swiss Cheese Barrier Model||To gain an understanding of the barrier model and the potential consequences of defeating barriers to major accidents.|
|Safety Critical Elements||An introduction to safety critical elements and our responsibility in maintaining them.|
|Chronic Unease||An introduction to the concept of chronic unease, as it relates to behavior motivated by competence and care.|
|Hazard Awareness||An exploration of the limitations of being human and the fallibilities that result.|
|Risk Assessment||Facilitated session to establish an understanding of the ‘process’, or ‘how’ and ‘why’ of risk assessment.|
|Toolbox Talks||Prepare and conduct a toolbox talk considering the information about major accident hazards.|
|Legal and Moral Responsibility||To gain an understanding of what the law says and what our moral responsibility is in terms of safety.|
|GROW Model||An introduction to a model promoting conversation and discussion.|
|Listening||An introduction to the different types of listening focusing on active listening.|
|Questioning||An introduction to the different types of questions we can ask and the rule of 3.|