Safety is a pertinent challenge for many companies operating in the oil & gas sector. For many decades, companies in the oil & gas sector emphasized the process, the procedures and the control measures to proactively achieve safety records & high performance. Yet it has been proven that the role of behaviours is key in optimising safety records and performance and in the prevention of major accidents.
TTM associates specialise in developing leadership behaviours and we would like to share with you the steps and the process that we suggest a company should follow in order to develop and sustain in their staff, managers and executives, those behaviours which are key to leadership and to sustaining high performance safety records in the oil and gas sector.
Step 1: Setting the Benchmark of Desired safety Behaviours
Activity 1: Deploy methodologies to research the BEHAVIOURAL INDICATORS for successful safety performance.
Activity 2: Office work – data collation, analysis, tabulation and validation
Step 2: Development Phase – Developmental Behaviours for Safety
In order to attain the desired change in safety behaviours, companies may need to change the mindset into a journey of behavioural development which is based on three main Pillars as explained in the diagram below.
Behavioural Leadership Methodologies
Safety Process Improvement
When dealing with safety it is imperative to treat the subject of process with great due diligence; The safety process is like the map
Activities involved in formulating and optimising processes in terms of safety:
Internal Communication and Awareness
Internal communication is an integral part of achieving the desired behaviours when it comes to the behaviour
There needs to be a very acute understanding of your organisational culture in order to devise the right communication framework. As such there is no text book approach that would favour a top down approach as opposed to a bottom up or matrix approach. What is certain is that all parties involved have to be fully enabled, engaged and energised about behavioural safety.
Internal Communication Methodology
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