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This presentation---first presented by noted workplace safety expert, Phil La Duke---focuses on developing a safety culture in overseas operations, but because the venue was in Houston many in the ...

This presentation---first presented by noted workplace safety expert, Phil La Duke---focuses on developing a safety culture in overseas operations, but because the venue was in Houston many in the audience assumed the term "off-shore" referred to oil exploration.

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  • Creating Safety Cultures In Off-Shore Operations Phil La Duke O/E Learning Presents…
  • Introduction
    • Housekeeping
    • Introductions
  • Culture 101
    • Norms
      • Laws (written and informal)
      • Taboos & Superstitions
    • Codes of Conduct
    • Shared Values
    • Cultural Incongruence
  • Why Do Culture’s Exist?
    • To :
    • Achieve Common Goals
    • Establish predictable behaviors (norms)
    • Keep order and to keep people from killing each other
  • Vocalize Stereotypes and Prejudices
    • Stereotypes are a form of superstition
    • Everyone has prejudices
    • Stereotypes and prejudices only have power as long as people remain silent about them.
  • Understand Your Safety Culture
    • Manners
    • Taboos
    • Values
    • National Culture
    • Corporate Culture
  • Understand the Safety Culture of Your Workforce
    • Manners
    • Taboos
    • Values
    • National Culture
    • Corporate Culture
  • Expect and Identify Differences
    • Cultural differences go far deeper than language
    • Sometimes a different culture will have a better perspective
    • We don’t always understand that when we export a culture final product is a hybrid of the two cultures involved
    • It is far easier to build a culture that capitalizes on diversity and differences than on homogeny
  • Cast the Vision of the Culture you want to create
    • What are the best elements of each culture?
    • To What do we as an organization aspire?
    • Ensure that your policies reinforce your desired safety culture
  • Be Flexible
    • Some things that seem essential in one culture are not important in other cultures
    • Sometimes we don’t really understand why we do things we’ve always done them
    • Constructive conflict can be used to develop strong bonds and a good cultural foundation
    • Recognize that the off-shore safety culture may differ distinctly from the culture of your domestic locations
  • Don’t Cop Out
    • Don’t blame the other culture for not adopting your rules
    • Actively engage those who behave differently than from the desired state
  • Conclusion
    • Every organization has a Safety Culture
    • Cultures develop to protect their members and govern behavior
    • You must first understand your own culture’s strengths and weaknesses before trying to export it
    • Casting the vision of the culture you want to create is an important step in exporting a safety culture
    • Questions?
  • Thank You! This presentation is available at www.safety-impact.com
    • Phil La Duke
    • Director, Performance Improvement
    • O/E
    • 2125 Butterfield, Suite 300 N
    • Troy, MI 48084
    • 248-860-1086