Behavior-Based Safety Overview
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Section 5(a)(1), General Duty Clause
American National Standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (ANSI) Z10-2012
Define behavior-Based Safety and its key terms
Describe why a behavior-based safety program matters to both employees and companies
Identify methods and tools used to eliminate hazards and prevent injuries on the job
Identify the steps involved in a behavior-based safety program
Accidents and injuries have both a human and a business cost, so it is advantageous for employees to practice safe behaviors and mitigate unsafe behaviors in the workplace. This lesson introduces behavior-based safety concepts to employees and creates awareness around what influences employees to change unsafe behaviors before an accident or injury happens.