Best Practice

LOCATION: Company-wide ARTICLE YEAR 2013
ACTIVITY: Competence Assurance COMPANY: Wienberger Ltd
SUB ACTIVITY: N/A COMPANY LOCATION: Sandtoft
BEST PRACTICE No: BP885 COMPANY TEL: 01427 871200
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United Kingdom
TITLE  
Changing the safety culture at Sandtoft
ARTICLE
DESCRIPTION

In 2009, the management at the Sandoft site recognised that they had a poor safety performance and culture. They implemented a wide range of safety initiatives that have resulted in a significant improvement in safety performance.

• Recognition by management team that health and safety was a collective responsibility and would require their leadership

• Encouraging incident reporting and monitoring follow up action, using mapping process of incidents to help identify safety hot spots on the site.

• Creating risk assessments teams and introducing systems of observing individuals performing tasks and providing safety feedback

• Introducing a wide range of communications to impart safety knowledge

• Regular meetings to review safety and detailed reporting of safety statistics

BENEFITS

• RIDDOR free since April 2011
• No lost time accidents since March 2012
• A positive and pro-active safety culture
• Improved housekeeping across site
• Individual and collective ownership of safety
• Increased levels of competence in recognising and managing risk
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