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SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
SDW Training - Supervisor Safety
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SDW Training - Supervisor Safety

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  • 1. SUPERVISOR SAFETY TRAINING
    • What it Takes to Inspire Your People to Work Safe
    • Steve Wise - June 2010
  • 2. SUPERVISOR SAFETY TRAINING
    • Keeping your People safe at work is a never ending process - and one that can easily consume most of your time.
    • As Safety Leaders - it must be our daily mission to ensure that our People complete what we ask of them - without mishap or incident.
    • This presentation is being offered to give Supervisors from various Industries - ideas or guidance in carrying out their mission...of Keeping Their People Safe.
  • 3. Supervisor Safety Training
    • What a Safety Leader / Supervisor - is to Me
    • Supervisor Safety Challenges
    • My Safety Offerings to Supervisors
    • My Safety History / Background
  • 4. What a Safety Leader is to Me?
    • A SAFETY LEADER -
      • Is the ONE RESPONSIBLE for the safety of his / her work group and the safe performance and execution of work group operations.
      • ACTS ON all safety Issues that are raised - ensures their completion - and communicates their status to their people.
      • CONDUCTS SAFETY TRAINING that is needed and applicable to a work group - that includes involvement and safety takeaways.
      • COMMUNICATES SAFETY INFORMATION in various forms not only to their work group, but up the chain of command as well.
      • ENCOURAGES and EXPECTS his / her people to be part of the company safety process and takes action to involve them in it.
      • KNOWS how safety requirements and performance fit into the organizations business strategy and relates such to his / her people.
  • 5. What a Supervisor is to Me? Leader Communicator Planner Administrator Well Organized Coach Disciplinarian Time Manager Co-Worker Counselor Employee Change Agent Safety Champion Flexible / Adaptable Learner / Teacher
  • 6. Supervisor Safety Challenges Supervisors can face various and many Safety Challenges including -
    • People Issues: sub-par performance, relationships, attitude, injury prone, discipline, new / transferred employees, etc.
    • Conflicting Priorities: production vs. safety, using defective equipment to complete a task, management single focus, etc.
    • Communication Breakdowns: mis-understandings, unclear directions, language barriers, outdated procedures, etc.
    • Managing Time: deadlines, schedule changes, manpower differences, production vs. administrative functions, etc.
    • Tool & Equipment Issues: T&E inspections, lack of the right / proper T&E, improper maintenance, breakdowns / downtime, etc.
    • Work Environment: poor housekeeping, union vs. management differences, stress from possible layoffs, off shift differences, etc.
  • 7. Supervisor Safety Challenges Supervisors can face various and many Safety Challenges including -
    • Training Issues: lack of supervisory training, limited time for training, outdated training methods, providing safety takeaways, etc.
    • Work Group Involvement: lack of employee safety involvement / interest, being part of the process, promoting active participation, etc.
    • Compliance Issues: internal and external safety requirements, how they differ and are similar, what actions are needed to attain, etc.
    • Sharing Responsibility: encouraging work group employees that safety is their responsibility too and watch out for safety of co-workers.
    • Safety Time: knowing what time the organization affords to safety, and maximizing it to provide the most safety impact to work group.
    • Accident Investigation: knowing how to conduct that properly identifies the root cause and taking actions to prevent its reoccurrence.
  • 8. What are ways in which You the Safety Leader can keep your People Safe?
  • 9. My Safety Offerings for Supervisors Supervisor - Safety Actions
    • Your People ’ s Safety must be your top priority.
    • Start each Shift with a Safety Message.
    • Act on all Safety Concerns raised to you - and as quickly as you can.
    • Make sure to follow-up on outstanding safety concerns.
    • Ensure that Safety Rules are understood and followed by all.
    • Always have your “ Safety Eyes ” on.
    • When you see a Safety concern, infraction, hazard - deal with it right away.
  • 10. My Safety Offerings for Supervisors Supervisor - Safety Actions
    • Promote good housekeeping – it should be done daily – and by all members of your work group.
    • Encourage your People to report their Near Misses.
      • Such are great live and learn examples – that can result in action to prevent their reoccurrence – and an actual injury from happening.
      • Employees should never be disciplined for reporting a Near Miss.
    • Ensure that Workplace Inspections (i.e., Vehicle, Equipment Logs) are completed daily and acted on when non-conformances are identified.
    • Encourage your People to have a Safety Voice.
  • 11. My Safety Offerings for Supervisors Supervisor - When You Witness an Unsafe Act
    • Stop the action right away.
    • NEVER LOOK THE OTHER WAY!
    • Ask them if they know and understand how to perform the operation safely.
    • If not, explain it to them or have another Co-Worker that knows how - show them how.
    • Ask them if there is anything that is preventing them from following the procedure safely.
    • Act on any issue from this discussion that needs to be addressed.
  • 12. My Safety Offerings for Supervisors Supervisor - Actions to Involve Your Employees in Safety
    • Rotate the responsibility for reviewing your organizational Safety Bulletins / Briefings / Communications - with your People.
    • Assign someone to select a Safety Rule from your organizations Safety Handbook to read and discuss it.
    • Review Safety Accidents or Incidents that have occurred in or outside your work group / organization – and have your People come up with recommendations on why it happened and how it could have been prevented.
    • Openly discuss Employee Safety Concerns that have been raised – and advise your People of their status and actions taken / to be taken - to address them.
    • Conduct Workplace Safety Audits on a frequent basis, using your Safety Reps to identify non-conformances in both operations and plant facilities - and see to it that they are corrected timely.
  • 13. My Safety Offerings to Supervisors Supervisor - Safety Postings
    • The posting of a simple Safety Picture in your workplace - can send a strong Safety Message.
    • Pictures of Safety Incidents including Injuries - not only get your People ’ s attention - but can be used to get them thinking - “ Could it happen to Them? ”
    • The use of such Safety Pictures will have to be tailored to your work environment -
      • Heavy Manufacturing Plant - My experience is that the use of very dramatic and gory pictures, especially those pertaining to similar operations that are performed - work the best.
      • Office Environment - The above pictures will not work, nor are they suitable for such a working environment.
    • Such Pictures can be used in Safety Meetings - simply by displaying it and asking your People what actions could have been taken to avoid such incidents - or avoid getting injured from.
  • 14. Safety Pictures & Their Message
    • A SAFETY PICTURE CAN BE WORTH 1,000 WORDS
    • What does this Picture tell us?
    • How can you use this Picture to Help your People work Safe?
  • 15. OH SHIX! - Lessons to be Learned from the proceeding Picture
    • Inspect your Tools & Equipment daily.
    • Do not use T&E that are found to be unsafe and in poor condition.
    • Be prepared for the unexpected.
    • Don ’ t take chances / risks / shortcuts.
    • Make sure that you wear the appropriate PPE - Personal Protective Equipment for the job that you are performing.
    • Always expect your T&E to fail - and position your body accordingly.
    • Always follow the Safety Rules that pertain to the task at hand.
  • 16. Safety Training If you conduct Safety Training - Your goal should be to ensure that your People take something away that they can use and benefit from – either in their Workplace or at Home.
  • 17. My Safety Offerings for Supervisors Supervisor - Safety Training
    • Make sure that you know and understand the Safety Topic prior to conducting / presenting.
    • Encourage and expect 2-way communication when conducting Work Group Safety Training - Get your People involved!
    • Frequently use Visual Aides to communicate your Safety Message. Used correctly, it is a great Safety Training Tool.
    • Train your People in Safety Topics that apply directly to what they do and what they need to know in order to perform their job safely.
    • Recognize Safety Performance – both Individually and as a Team.
    • Supplement your Safety Training with outside Safety Experts - such as local Vendors, Fire Department, Safety Instructors, etc.
    • CONDUCT SAFETY TRAINING.....WITH A PASSION!
  • 18. My Safety Offerings to Supervisors Supervisor - Safety Communications
    • Walk your Safety Talk - Your People must see you do what you say.
    • How you communicate with your People regarding Safety - will determine the type of Safety Message your People hear and how well they accept it.
    • If you promise one of your People that you will look into their Safety Concern - then do so & timely.
    • Be a frequent Safety Voice - talk about Safety often and tell your People how they can benefit from it.
    • Talk about Safety from your Heart - and mean it!
  • 19. My Safety History
    • Safety Leader of both Repair Divisions / Locations and HQ Office.
    • Taught many Safety Topics including - Pinch Point Safety, LOTO, PPE, Ergonomics, Welding and Electrical Safety, and Accident Investigation.
    • Conducted numerous Accident Investigations attaining the goal of finding Root Cause(s) and prevented any reoccurrence.
    • Established working Safety relationships with Supervisors, Union Safety Reps, and Workers - and including them as part of the process.
    • Produced many Job Hazard Analysis in conjunction with Workforce - to identify and control all applicable job hazards.
    • Extensive experience in complying with California Environmental Rules & Regulations, and their impact on the workforce.
    • Almost complete with my Masters of Science in Occupational Safety and Health Degree @ Columbia Southern University.
  • 20. Questions or Comments? Send them to me via “ Linked in ” I hope that this has helped you in some way - to Keep Your People Safe . Steve Wise

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