Behavior Based Safety Observations
Behavior Based Safety Observations help organizations keep safety “top-of-mind” by continuously reinforcing and training on safety protocols and best practices. Organizations are reaping the benefits with cost savings and a safer working environment.
We have identified some core challenges that our customers needed to overcome to ensure success, such as accessibility, perception, and time wasted chasing and nagging.
Our customers have reported a more than 50% time savings (including data capture and evaluation) and a more than 40% increase in participation and completion rates.
Peer-to-peer behavior-based safety observation programs offer several advantages over a more centralized data capture approach. These programs leverage the power of employees observing and providing feedback to their peers on safety behaviors.Read More
In this practical guide, we’re going to break down the process, ensuring that you become a BBS expert and lead your team towards a safer, happier workplace.Read More
Boosting Safety and Efficiency: The Top 5 Benefits of a Behavior Observation Safety System in Manufacturing
The practice of Behavior-Based Safety can have a massive positive impact on the health and safety of your site. The methodology is relatively simple to implement, make safety more “top-of-mind” to staff and, ultimately, reduce incidents. Here are the Top 5 Benefits for implementing a Behavior Observation Safety System that we have witnessed with our customers:Read More
Discover why Kody has found Weever, an innovative operations management software platform specializing in Food and CPG manufacturing, to be an indispensable tool for managing Walmart’s BBSO program.Read More
Before you being rolling out your Behavior-Based Safety Observation program, you should consider the following questions. Determining the answers to these questions will ensure a flawless rollout and save time and headaches down the road.Read More
The almost century-long history of Behavior-based safety began with research conducted by Herbert William Heinrich in the early thirties. Mr.Heinrich worked for Traveler’s Insurance Company in the early thirties. He reported that roughly 90% of all accidents, injuries, and illnesses were the result of what he called “worker errors.”*Read More
Behavior Based Safety Observation programs (or BBSOs) have a 50 year track record of helping staff identify at-risk behavior and helping build safety-first work cultures. Many companies struggle with their BBSO programs due to poor employee adoption, tedious paper-based processes, and difficulty viewing trends in their data. Today we will highlight some best practices from a safety leader who has made their facility safer with BBSO.Read More
Michael is the HSE manager working in a medium-sized factory in New Jersey. They implemented their own BBSO program, rolling out a paper-based system.Read More
Behavior-Based Safety Observations (BBSO) require staff to fill out observation forms featuring questions. But what questions to ask? Let’s dive in.Read More
Safety Observation (BBSO) ideas and questions to ask. Andy Pritchard | April 21, 2022 | 5 min read What are Behavior-Based Safety Observations? Behavior-Based Safety Observations (BBSO) are an integral part of modern, proactive safety programs. The goal is to reduce the number of incidents by recognizing safe behavior and eliminating unsafe practices either…Read More