Interview with Dr Dominic Cooper regarding UK’s safety performance flatlining (declining).
- Two pivotal moments in the UK’s historical timeline related to Safety.
- Serious Injuries and Fatalities (SIF) – what does it mean?
- Why Root Causes are different for SIFs and minor injuries.
- What are the driving factors (pre-cursors) for routine or non-routine operation?
- Behaviour Based Safety (BBS) and Safety Climate. How did they help define and reinforce safety culture?
- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). How did these help?
- Safety Leadership and safety strategy – how does this support performance? Committed leadership will really help when it comes to the “do” part for managing safety.
- How can regulators help?
In the ‘deeper dive’ discussions:
Using the image opposite (or below, if you are using a tablet or mobile), we explore what are the underlying causes or contributors, focusing on:
- Analysis, which showed that 60% were due to behavioural choices or poor job planning.
- Poor working conditions.
- The use of tools and equipment that were sub-standard.
Want more information?
There is plenty of material on the UK HSE Website about the historical picture and statistics regarding safety performance.
Dr Dominic Cooper – Short Bio
Dom is one of the world’s leading authorities in Behavioural Science and Safety Culture.
He is a Chartered Psychologist, a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) and a Member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).
Dom has supported major companies such as ExxonMobil, Eli Lilly, Foster Wheeler achieve world-class safety results.