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SLC_Presentation_D.Stauffer_SBM

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  1. 1. Implementing a Safety Focus at Safety Challenged Operations David Stauffer, CSP, ARM Director of EHS SBM Management
  2. 2. Company Facts America Safest Company Award Winner 2014 SBM has over 500 operating location Each year 90% go accident and injury free Our Current Recordable Rate - 1.30 Industry Average for our Sic Code - 3.50 Problem Statement Our Challenged Sites represented 50% of our Injuries Our Challenged Sites had higher turnover Our Challenged Sites had higher Lost Work Days
  3. 3. Safety Challenged Sites Larger Sites- More Complex Demanding Customers- High Expectations High Turnover- Management & Employee Poor Safety Record- Multiple Recordable/ Lost Time Injuries Lacking Safety Culture
  4. 4. Safety Focus What is a safety focus? Is it the amount of time spent focusing on safety? Is safety focus recognizing hazards in the workplace and preventing them from causing injuries? Is safety focus talking to your employees about safety daily – not just once a week in a 25 minute safety meeting? For SBM Leadership safety focus is creating a culture where safety is a value and the results demonstrate the effort. Safety focus is not pointing fingers or placing blame it’s about problem solving and creating partnerships. Safety focus is everyone responsibility and everyone needs to take on ownership.
  5. 5. SBM's Eight Values of Success SAFETY: We are committed to an injury-free work environment and believe that safety is everyone's responsibility ACHIEVEMENT: We measure our success based on the results we achieve TEAMWORK: We are committed to the success of others; we take calculated risks and encourage one another COMMUNICATION: We actively listen, seek out and provide candid feedback and are honest in our discussions INTEGRITY: We do what we say we are going to do and expect others to honor their commitments RESPECT: We seek diversity and acknowledge the benefit of varied opinions, individuality and backgrounds COMPASSION: We are proactive instead of reactive and lead by example WORK LIFE: We are respectful of the time of others & recognize the importance of a rewarding personal life to provide balance to our professional commitments
  6. 6. The Safety Focus process is not about gimmicks , tricks, or flavor of the month ideas. They are foundational tried and true safety principals we have implemented with great success. The key is Leadership and buy in. You must have the desire to improve, know your current status of safety, excepting the strengths & the weaknesses and having the drive to go on. Safety Focus Process
  7. 7. Focus Site Program - 9 Critical Components EMPLOYEE OBSERVATIONS • Coach & mentor employees to validate that they are doing their jobs safely • Ensure employees are wearing their PPE • Work alongside employees to make sure they are working effectively SAFETY ENGAGEMENT • Establish rapport with employees to help reduce unsafe conditions and at-risk behavior in the workplace • Actively involve all employees in the health and safety of the workplace • Verify employees are engaging in the correct safety behavior EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION PROGRAMS • Reward employees for safe job performance • Reinforce and recognize positive work culture • Celebrate employee successes
  8. 8. Focus Site Program - 9 Critical Components- Cont. INTERACTIVE AUDITS • Verification through Observation of Good Safety Practices • Supervisors and Managers complete the observations daily and document • Engage in conversation about safety and assure each employee has the skills, knowledge and training to perform their job safely SAFETY COMMITTEE • The Safety Committee's primary focus is to detect/correct workplace hazards and help create a safer working culture at the site • Safety Committee meeting will be conducted monthly EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION PROGRAMS • Reward employees timely for working safely and creating a safe working environment • Make a big deal about the accomplishments • Recognize employees in front of their peers
  9. 9. Focus Site Program - 9 Critical Components- Cont. GOOD CATCH PROGRAM • Keep unsafe conditions and behaviors from resulting injury • Educate employees on the importance of being aware of their surroundings at all times • Following up with employees who submit good catches to assure the hazard was eliminated STRETCH & FLEX • Stretching is a great way to prevent strains, pulled muscles and prevent other injuries • The Stretch & Flex should be taking place daily before each shift for and last about 5 minutes • Supervisors and Managers will lead EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATION BOARD • Opportunity to engage in positive reinforcement with employees on important information • Update and post the required information on the Communication Board timely GOOD CATCH PROGRAM SAFETY BOARD
  10. 10. Additional Support Documents Successful Site Checklist Process Criteria and Reporting Guide for Focus Sites OSHA Readiness Checklist Action Required ( AR ) Tracker Safety Site Summary
  11. 11. Focused on Leading Indicators Increased Good Catches Increased Stop the Job Notifications Positive/Constructive Employee Observations Near Misses - 5 X The Increase due to Improved Reporting Report Only - 10 % Decrease First Aids - 23 % Decrease Recordable - 33 % Decrease RESULTS
  12. 12. IT IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY & DUTY TO CREATE A SAFE, EFFECTIVE, AND EFFICIENT WORKPLACE FOR OUR EMPLOYEES. WE ACCOMPLISH THIS BY: • Setting goals and expectations with your teams so they know what to expect and how perform to meet the goals. • Supporting, partnering, coaching, & mentoring employees daily through face-to- face interactions. • Creating a Safety Culture. When managers have a sense of urgency, passion, and sincerity, employees will see the effort and make the commitment. • Ensuring employees understand and follow all safety rules and policies and most important employees are empowered to stop work when something is unsafe.
  13. 13. SAFETY SUCCESS CREATING A SAFETY CULTURE TAKES TIME, EFFORT & LEADERSHIP. IT HAS TO BE A DESIRABLE AND AN OBTAINABLE GOAL. IT IS ABOUT DEVELOPING PARTNERSHIPS WITH THE PEOPLE YOU WORK WITH. PERSONNEL PLANNING SAFETY IMPLEMENTATION ACCOUNTABILITY SUCCESS To be successful, Safety must be integrated into the operation!
  14. 14. QUESTIONS / COMMENTS DAVID STAUFFER, CSP, ARM 317-524-8504 | dstauffer@sbmcorp.com

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