With low employee morale and high stress levels evident following restructuring and a near-fatal accident at a US industrial plant, management initiated a programme focused on changing safety behaviour. Brainstorming sessions and structured discussions identified employee perceptions/assumptions considered to be barriers to safety as: 1. Operational deadlines had priority over safety; 2. Management was not visible and employees could not trust safety decisions made by managers who had not been t...

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9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety
14.3.3 Implement an org-wide continuous improvemnt program
15.4.6 Work environment, health, safety, ergonomics

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