Transitioning From Old Traditions to a BBS Process

Transitioning from old traditions to a BBS ProcessPublication: OH&S Magazine
Issue: October 2014

Traditionally, safety management systems involve a series of inspections and disciplines as a way to keep injuries and losses to a minimum in a work place. While these processes can be effective in their own right, they are retroactive, not preventative. This brings about the need for a newer, more effective way to enhance the safety in a business. Behavior-based safety (BBS) practices could prove to be the solution.

In a BBS process, the employees are actively involved in creating and executing a safety program for the company. They are encouraged to participate, with the support of the management staff. Because of this, the work place will see a boost in morale, an improvement in production, and a reduction in work-related accidents. Read the full article on OH&S Magazine.  Download the PDF version of the article.

Scott Falkowitz

Written by Scott Falkowitz

Scott Falkowitz, OHST, CHST is the Manager of Client Services and a Process Improvement Leader at Predictive Solutions. He has spent the majority of 20 years focusing on leading sustainable improvements to safety in the workplace across a variety of industries. Scott holds a B.S. in Occupational Health and Safety and an A.A.S. in Fire Science.

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