We all know that workplace incidents involving injuries are costly in terms of human loss and suffering as well as financially. With thousands of workplace fatalities and debilitating injuries reported in Canada and the United States every year, the costs keep rising. Yet inquiries into workplace incidents and near misses often reveal that the majority are foreseeable and preventable.
This online Behaviour-Based Safety course is designed to heighten awareness of at-risk situations and provide the tools necessary to change at-risk behaviours before they cause an injury in the workplace. After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of the factors that influence behaviour, the effect of different types of consequences on behaviour, how habits are formed and how to unlearn bad habits, what behaviour-based safety is, and the four steps to changing behaviour, what makes an effective safety culture, and ways to improve the safety culture of an organization.
This online Behaviour-Based Safety course covers the following topics:
The ABC Model of Behaviour
The Consequence Matrix
Factors that influence behaviours
How self-awareness impacts behaviour
Habit formation and the habit loop
Breaking bad habits
Building good habits
The “Do It” system
Types of safety cultures
Challenges to improving the safety culture
Tips and strategies for building an effective safety culture
Testing conducted in this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in an effort to achieve the pass mark.
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Who Should Attend
This course would be of benefit to anyone that would like to heighten awareness of at-risk situations and learn the tools necessary to change at-risk behaviours before they cause an injury in the workplace.