Behavior Based Safety | Bureau Veritas
An approved management approach to reduce accidents at work and lower costs
BBS stands for Behavior Based Safety or "behavior-oriented occupational safety". Risks to employees arise not only from hazards in the workplace, but also from the daily decisions made by managers and employees.
In order to ensure the health and safety of employees, increase performance and reduce process costs both in the short and long term, the introduction of a management process to promote safe behavior is recommended. With Behavior Based Safety you achieve
- Improvement of occupational health and safety
- Promotion of safe behavior at work
- Reduction of accident-related or work-related illnesses
IMPROVEMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS AT WORK
Bureau Veritas works with a process model to promote safe behavior that is suitable for companies around the world and has already convinced several employers around the world. The process is based on a proactive safety system aimed at lower risk, daily work practices and lower costs. This enables both management and industrial employees to contribute to the prevention of accidents at work, to improve occupational safety and to increase the efficiency of work processes.
Safety-oriented behavior helps to achieve this:
- Reduce the number of accidents
- Avoiding long-term incapacity to work
- Reduce litigation costs and compensation expenses
FOR WHICH SECTORS DOES BUREAU VERITAS OFFER BEHAVIOUR-ORIENTED SAFETY MANAGEMENT?
Behaviour-oriented security solutions are being provided for a wide range of industries. Our solutions for occupational safety are always oriented to the individual requirements of the company. Among other things, we offer Behavior Based Safety for the following industries and sectors:
- Production company
- Automotive Industry
- Retail & Service Industry
- Construction industry
- Energy supply
- Chemical & Process Industry
- Food industry
- Pharmaceutical industry & medicine
- Insurance & Finance
- Other sectors/ Others
WHAT ARE THE MAIN ADVANTAGES?
The safe behaviour management process is performance-based and uses Bureau Veritas' Safety Behaviour Analysis process, which is based on clearly defined safety practices. The process also includes the following measures:
Explaining the effectiveness of "positive amplifiers" that increase the frequency of decisions in favor of safe measures and practices.
With the help of HSE training by qualified trainers, permanently safe behavior is strongly anchored in the company and among employees.
Involvement of employees
Measures to increase the involvement of employees in the process to maximize their commitment
Permanent quality improvement
Behavior-oriented safety process to increase quality, which also leads to permanent improvements.
STEP BY STEP - ESTABLISHING BEHAVIOUR-ORIENTED OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY WITH BUREAU VERITAS
Bureau Veritas specialists understand that each company has a different level of development in its security systems and programs. When implementing a behavioral security management process, the first step is to examine the specific characteristics of the client company, including
- Explicitly stated objectives
- Existing programs and "Willingness factors”
- Time factors of Return on Investment (RoI)
- Extent of continuous support
- Setting the budget for the project
We then use our extensive knowledge of the implementation of corresponding processes to develop an optimal planning and implementation strategy. This enables us to create a behavior-oriented security process that is optimally adapted to the specific needs of the client.
DEVELOPMENT APPROACH TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF BEHAVIOR-BASED SAFETY
PLANNING OF SAFE WORKPLACES
- Ensuring promotion by the employees and building up the management team
- Development of a customer-specific action plan with target dates for implementation
- Identification of the key areas for behavior-oriented process interventions
- Determination of specific views based on corporate culture and the willingness to implement
- On-site training of the implementation teams for safe behavior
- Equipping the teams with practical tools for immediate use
- Carrying out employee discussions for process orientation
- Allocation of responsibilities to promote the continuation of the process
IMPLEMENTATION & PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT
- Support for tracking of process data and trends
- Use of feedback techniques for continuous improvement
- Offer team coaching, guidance and motivating support
- Provision of validity-based comparisons of upstream and downstream data