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Behavior Based Safety & Severe Incident Prevention @ DB


Behavior Based Safety & Severe Incident Prevention @ DB
Behavior Based Safety & Severe Incident Prevention @ DB
06 November 2016 - 07 November 2016
Sheraton Dubai Creek - Dubai


Leading Authority On Behavior Based Safety & Severe Incident Prevention!


World’s leading authority on Behavior Based Safety who prides 20 years of experience in application of behavioral principles in clinical and business environments, Daniel J. Moran is dedicated to helping companies build leadership commitment to improve safety and prevent severe incidents with the aim of increasing productivity.

Having conducted more than 100 behavioral science & performance enhancement workshops all over the world this Expert Trainer & Author of “Building Safety Commitment.” And other scientific publications about Severe Incident Prevention, Quality & Leadership has distinguished himself through his revolutionary teaching method.

This President elect is a highly sought after consultant who had also appeared in dozen television shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Network, The Learning Channel, Fox News Broadcast, Discovery, Animal Planet and etc! Founder of Pickslyde Consulting, an organization that is successfully conducting evidence based training to organizations and corporations worldwide.


“I give my highest recommendation to my colleague, Dr. D.J. Moran. I started working with D.J. in 2002. He is a very knowledgeable and effective applied scientist. I know that he is very dedicated to science, and likes to bring behavioral science to new situations to solve problems. I am very impressed by his work.. He is bringing the science of organizational behavior management to companies that might not have been exposed to the effective interventions.He frequently consults for companies in the Middle East, and has visited me twice in Qatar. I am very glad that he was able to train my staff members. The training was effective and meaningful for them.”
Dr. Mohammad Al-Attrash, Shafallah Center, Doha, Qatar.

“Dr. Dan Moran has done an excellent job focusing on the fundamental elements of a successful safety program... Dr. Moran systematically addresses the building blocks that are critical for successful outcomes.”
Dr Kris Ramanadhan. President Petro Biz Solutions, retired ExxonMobil Executive

“Dr. Moran’s training… has dramatically changed our company. I believe that Dr. Moran has developed a concept and a teaching method that will revolutionize the construction industry.”
Steve Turner, Founder & CEO, Corrosion Monitoring Services

“Dr. D.J. has clearly distinguished himself in the field of safety. Workers, managers, and leadership can all benefit through the practical application of Dr. Moran’s safety training.”
Deb Smith, Director of Quality and Training, The Horton Group

Daniel's Bestselling Books:


What Will You Learn From This Event?                                                                                  

How to apply 21st Century Leadership Science that can reduce injuries and improve quality  & performance
How to implement behavior based safety immediately in your organization
How to apply the 2 sure techniques to reduce injuries and incidents in the workplace
How to set up a committee to observe & improve safety measures
How to use the 6 Key Features to establish solid BBS process
Why leadership skills are crucial to safety management
How to enhance BBS into a severe incident prevention implementation

Program Agenda

Day 1

Module 1: Behavior-Based Safety Basics

• Why traditional programs fail
• The application of BBS in various work environments
• The traditional view of Heinrich’s Safety Triangle
• The weakness of Heinrich’s Triangle
• The difference between “risk” and “hazard”
• Why safety shortcuts are so prevalent
• The distribution between how people get hurt because of risky behavior versus hazardous conditions.
• Why organizations need to focus on behavior
• The 3 Crucial Components of BBS

Module 2: Observation & Feedback: Starting with the Power of Positivity

• The principles of a behavioral analysis as applied to safety
• What an A-B-C investigation adds to safety
• Why managing performance consequences is so important
• The reason safety training and safety signs are not very influential on people’s behavior
• Why observation and feedback are essential for increasing the rate of safety actions
• How to identify and describe specific safety behaviors
• The importance of observation and feedback in the worksite

Module 3: Leveraging the Influence of Observation and Accountability

• How to perform an effective observation
• What is a BBS observational checklist
• How to create pinpointed and relevant checklists for observations
• Options for designing behavioral checklists
• The need for an incident analysis in order to create safety checklists
• How to involve all employees in designing safety checklists
• Who does the O&Fs
• The 6 Key Features of a solid BBS process

Module 4: A Deeper Dive into Positive Feedback

The whys and hows of Individual Recognition
• The whys and hows of Group Celebrations
• When feedback should be given publically or given privately
• How to make public displays of safety outcomes
• The 6 Key Features of a solid BBS process
• Socially-appropriate conversational skills for colleague interactions
• Dealing with controversial reactions to feedback

Module 5: The Backbone of the BBS Process: The Safety Committee

• What are the members’ responsibilities
• Who should participate on the committee
• How do they develop the checklists
• What do they do with the submitted checklists
• What kind of data collection process are available
• How do they perform individual recognition
• How do they perform group celebrations

Day 2

Module 6: Leadership Commitment and Strengthening Safety Culture

The rudiments of leadership
• Why effective leaders need to go beyond verbal support and simple budgetary funding of safety
• How upper management effectively leads a BBS implementation
• The use of leadership checklists
• The 21st century approach of Building Leadership Commitment™
• How to create a culture that supports concern for fellow employees
• How to begin talking to leaders about BBS

Module 7: Severe Incidents are Not Accidents

The definition of severe incidents
• Examples of major catastrophes in the industrial sector
• The 7 organizational barriers to preventing severe incidents
• Expanding Heinrich’s safety triangle to create a more multidimensional approach to analyzing safety concerns
• The preconditions to human error

Module 8: Reducing the Risk of Severe Incidents with Behavioral Science

• How a Failure Mode and Effects Analysis can help mitigate risk
• James Reason’s Model of “Accident” Causation
• How Heinrich’s famous safety triangle is incomplete
• A précis in root cause analysis
• The 8-step Proven Process Improvement Model
• How to integrate behavior analysis with process safety
• How the use of BBS checklists can help reduce severe incidents

Module 9: Case Studies: Focusing on Root Causes of Major Catastrophes

• Exxon Valdez
• Three Mile Island
• The Texas Fertilizer Explosion
• The Hyatt Walkway
• Chernobyl
• Several other incidents can be discussed depending on interest

Module 10: Wrapping Up and Q&A

• How to create a culture that supports concern for fellow employees
• How to begin talking about Behavior-Based Safety and Severe Incident Prevention to your colleagues
• Questions and Answers to help you leave the workshop well-satisfied with this learning experience.

Who Should Attend?

Vice Presidents | Directors | General Managers | Safety Managers | Supervisors | Engineers | HSE Professionals | Safety Auditors | Site/Plant/Factory/Operations Managers
| Maintenance Engineers & Managers |

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