As part of a programme to introduce more sophisticated management systems, Koppers Industries, a Pittsburgh, USA, producer of carbon compounds and treated wood products, determined to institutionalise safety as a company value. In 2002 a safety awareness training programme was conducted throughout all US locations and in 2003 the company focussed on supervisory safety skills and leadership safety training for company executives. Within the company: 1) New safety policies and action steps were de...

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9.4.3 Deliver education and training
8.2.1 Leaders communicate with employees
9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety

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