Managing safe business operations involves an ongoing, systematic effort to identify and correct workplace hazards before workers are hurt. It’s commonly known as a Safety and Health Management System (SHMS). An SHMS requires support from leadership and participation of employees (including the active involvement of any union if employed in your organization) and hazard identification and assessment, prevention and control; opportunities for education and training and regular program evaluation and improvement.

The conventional approach is to blame the cause of accidents on the workers. Herbert W. Heinrich’s 1930s theory that 85-95 percent of accidents stem from unsafe actions of individuals led to a broad range of behavior-based safety (BBS) methods. In recent years, advocates of quality have adopted an approach that is more proactive towards safety by acknowledging that accidents are the result of processes and systems. They employ quality tools to minimize their likelihood.

Managers need to understand the importance of safety as a aspect of their job. This can be done through direct remarks on performance, reviews, and even bonuses. LyondellBasell for instance, will inform its managers that, regardless of how low their OSHA recordable injuries are, if there is a serious accident on site, the manager will not be awarded a bonus.

SAFe can be configured and scalable. This allows every organization to adapt the Framework for their particular development environment. SAFe includes a spanning palette which includes additional roles and artifacts that are not available in the Essential SAFe. Click each icon in the spanning palette for more about how it can be used in your environment.

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