Behavioral Based Safety


Behavioral Based Safety

Behavioral Based Safety

Course Duration: 2 Days


It has always been taken for granted that SAFETY is the sole responsibility of the Safety Department or the Safety Officer. This has led to much complacency among the management and workers on Safety matters. In order for this effectiveness, the Management must play a major role in implementing and monitoring the OSH syetem requiremnts while the Workers play a role in following the set Safety Standards under the OSH Act 1994 [Act 514].

Course Objectives

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:
  • Understand the concept of Management and Workers' responsibility and accountability pertaining to Occupational Safety & Health
  • Get an overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) 1994
  • Understand the benefits of Behavioral Based Safety (BBS)
  • Know the basic principle of how to motivate safe behavior
  • Access a company's readiness for BBS

Key Content

Module 1: Introduction to Safety

  • Safety -  mindset, attitudes, habits and behavior
  • Introduction to Occupational Safety & Health
  • Improving OSH Management Practices 
  • ILO-OSH 2001 approach

Module 2: OSH Legislation

  • History and background of OSH in Malaysia
  • The Factories and Machineries Act (FMA 1967)
  • The OSH Act 1994 and its Regulations
  • USECHH Regulations 2000
  • NADOOPOD Regulations 2004

Module 3: Behavioral Based Safety (BBS)

  • What is it?
  • What it is not?
  • Obstacles to success
  • Keys to success

Module 4: Organizational Performance Model

  • Systems
  • Behaviors
  • Climate

Module 5: Human Behavior

  • Activators
  • Behaviors
  • Consequences: -
    • Influence behavior
    • Reinforced behavior
    • Reactive behavior

Module 6: D.O.T.S

  • What is D.O.T.S?
  • Causation Model

Module 7: Benefits of Behavioral Based Approach

  • Reduction of Injury Frequency
  • Safety Intervention Strategies
  • BBS Features
  • Identifying 'critical at risk' behavior

Module 8: How do You Deal With Safety

  • Leader
  • Follower
  • Gambler

Module 9: Safety Observation Process

  • Plan 
  • Observe
  • Coach
  • Record

Module 10: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Types of PPE used
  • Importance of using PPE

 Inquiry - Behavioral Based Safety