Behavioural Based Safety in Heavy Industries

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					Behavioural Based Safety in Heavy Industries
Driving human behaviours to create a culture of safety and achieve a
zero harm target in hazardous environments

Crown Promenade, Melbourne                                                    “When you choose the behaviour, you choose the
                                                                               consequences.”                  Dr. Phillip McGraw
20th & 21st November 2007                                                      Given that 96% of all workplace accidents are being triggered by unsafe behaviour,
                                                                               professionals from heavy industries are increasingly aware that accident reduction and
                                                                               improving safety performance can only be achieved by systematically focusing upon
                                                                               safety behaviour in the workplace.

Attend this informative event and gain practical                                 Your Distinguished Chairperson
insights into:                                                                   Vince Asdagi Business Director Australia and New Zealand
                                                                                 DuPont Safety Resources
• Creating a safety culture of involvement and participation within your
  organisation                                                                   Vince has held several senior management positions over his over 20 year career working in a range of
                                                                                 industries including manufacturing, services and construction. He joined DuPont in July 2007 to lead the
• Maximising productivity by reducing “Loss Time Incidents”                      Safety Resources business in Australia and New Zealand. Vince would be best described as a generalist
                                                                                 with experience covering finance, sales and marketing, operations management and management
• Measuring the employee reporting system and implementing reward and            consulting. In most of these roles he has been an active contributor to organisational improvement
  recognition programmes to boost performance                                    programmes which cover safety and environment, process improvement, organisational capability and
• Improving compliance and effectively managing the risks

• Mitigating at-risk behaviours and the impact on the company’s safety
  performance                                                                  Featuring comprehensive case studies, in-depth analysis and
                                                                               strategic insights from leading organisations:
• Integrating behavioural based safety (BBS) and Quality Assurance as a
  profitable long-term business strategy                                       Peter Cowley General Manager OHS
                                                                               Barrick Gold Australia/Pacific Region
• Structuring effective reward and recognition programmes to improve safety
  performance                                                                  John Beattie General Manager Safety, Quality, Environment & Insurance
                                                                               Downer EDi Works Limited (New Zealand)
• Engaging your multi-cultural workforce to harness the culture of safety
                                                                               Mark Johns Group HSE Manager
• Working with unions and stakeholders to make sure BBS progamme is fully      Ausclad Group of Companies (AGC)
  understood by all parties
                                                                               John Kempe General Manager
                                                                               Toll Energy
Collaborative Partner Documentation Sponsors                                   Steven Lee Group Manager HSSE
                                                                               United Group Limited
                                                                               Dr. Chris Darling Manager Safety, Health & Risk – Port Kembla Steelworks
                                                                               BlueScope Steel
                                                                               Geoff Grahl Group Manager Health & Safety Services
                                                                               Ergon Energy
                                                                               Hans Paulus Corporate Manager EH&S/IR/QA/IR
Endorsers                                                                      Nomad Modular Building
                                                                               Althea McGuigan Senior Consultant - CSR
                                                                               Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention (IFAP)
                                                                               Belinda Stuckenberg EHS Manager
                                                                               Alcan Gove
                                                                               Pieter Rienks Director of Hazard Management Division
Media Partners                                                                 WorkSafe Victoria
                                                                               Christina Sobieralski Health, Safety, Security and Environment Manager
                                                                               BASF Australia and New Zealand
                                                                               Dr. Angelica Vecchio-Sadus Health, Safety and Environment Manager
                                                                               CSIRO Minerals
                                                                               Adrian Hall Learning and Development Facilitator
Supporting Publication                                                         Caterpillar Institute WA
                                                                               Steve Mullins ACTU OHS Officer
                                                                               Australian Council of Trade Unions
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Conference Programme Day One

Tuesday 20th November 2007
0830       Registration & coffee                                                                                1330       Session Five – Case Study
                                                                                                                           Aligning Risk Management and Organisational Maturity to support Health &
0850       Welcoming address from the chair                                                                                Safety Planning
           Vince Asdagi Business Director Australia and New Zealand                                                        Traditionally organisations have risk and governance frameworks in place that assist in
           DuPont Safety Resources                                                                                         supporting the allocation of resources for health and safety initiatives and plans. For the
                                                                                                                           initiatives and plans to be effective the organisation must have the supporting systems and
                                                                                                                           maturity in place. Where this is not done effectively an initiative that looks good on paper and
0900       Session One – Keynote Case Study                                                                                has evidence of success in other businesses or industries often fail to achieve identified
           Creating a strategic safety culture of involvement and participation in a                                       benefits. This presentation explores how risk and organisational maturity models can be
           hazardous environment                                                                                           aligned to assist in the planning process.
       •   Examining various occupational hazards associated with servicing the oil and gas industry                       Geoff Grahl Group Manager Health & Safety Services
       •   Designing your safety management system to support the business objectives of your company                      Ergon Energy
       •   Ensuring the senior level management involvement in BBS programme                                               Geoff joined Ergon Energy in 2002 to manage a major health and safety project following
       •   Promoting collaboration and cooperation in safety culture                                                       two fatalities within the business and has since held a number of senior roles in health and
       •   Shifting workers mindsets from being accountable to feeling responsible                                         safety prior to being pointed Group Manager in 2007. Outside of Ergon Energy Geoff actively
                                                                                                                           participates in a number of committees including the Energy Networks Association HSE
       •   Determining and avoiding factors that may cause the safety culture decline
                                                                                                                           Committee and the Industrial Accident Records Committee reviewing AS/NZS1885.
       •   Effectively managing the changing and restructuring of work places in line with BBS culture
           John Kempe General Manager
                                                                                                                1415       Session Six - Award Winning Case Study
           Toll Energy
                                                                                                                           Optimising your BBS systems to build a culture of team work
                                                                                                                       •   Planning your safety strategy and staff engagement.
0945     Session Two – Keynote Case Study
                                                                                                                       •   Creating the framework and resources to manage the whole process
         Leading a change of a global safety culture, courageously!
                                                                                                                       •   Promoting collaboration and cooperation in creating a culture of safety
         Courageous Safety Leadership is about empowering a workforce of 28,000 people to take
         safety into their own hands, to change the safety outcomes on their mine. Barrick Gold                        •   Defining role and responsibilities for all levels and all positions
         embarked on the cultural change process in 2005 using safety as the main driving force.                       •   Obtaining positive feedback and success stories - safety statistics, moral of employee, and
         Starting at the highest levels of the organisation Barrick has successfully implemented a culture                 pride of company, etc.
         and language around safety that goes beyond mine site boundaries, that now means that                         •   Linking safety improvements and safety professionals to business performance
         country and continental boundaries are not a hindrance to safety change but have been turned                      John Beattie General Manager Safety, Quality, Environment & Insurance
         to levers to improve the overall safety performance of the company.                                               Downer EDi Works Limited (New Zealand)
       • The role of senior leadership in safety improvement                                                               2007 Manukau Business Excellence Award Winner
       • Creating a language around safety that transcends country boundaries                                              2007 Employer of Choice and Business of the Year
       • Safety improvement metrics and measures
         Peter Cowley General Manager OHS                                                                       1500       Afternoon refreshment & networking break
         Barrick Gold Australia / Pacific Region
                                                                                                                1530       Session Seven – Case Study
1030       Morning refreshments & networking break                                                                         Does your safety culture have an identity and is it "felt" by your people?
                                                                                                                       •   Improving in safety performance through applying basic psychology
1100       Session Three – Case Study                                                                                  •   Winning cooperation but requiring compliance
           Balancing BBS programmes with OHS systems to achieve high quality                                           •   Perceiving the pathway to the culture you want
           outcomes                                                                                                    •   Creating the perception and the pathway to the culture you want
       •   Improving leadership to ensure hazard recognition and control                                               •   The level of effort in culture promotion and assessing the traction
       •   Applying human factor principles to ensure a safer workplace                                                •   The focus on personal safety responsibility
       •   Managing errors - getting the behavioural balance right                                                     •   Performance expectations for line management
       •   Identifying, addressing and eliminating at-risk behaviours                                                      Steven Lee Group Manager HSSE
           Dr. Chris Darling Manager Safety, Health & Risk – Port Kembla Steelworks                                        United Group Limited
           BlueScope Steel
                                                                                                                1615       Session Eight – Case Study
1145       Session Four – Expert Advice                                                                                    Managing safety through a contracted workforce
           Systems Based Behavioural Safety [SBBS] – A new perspective                                                 •   Selecting and managing subcontractors based on potential as well as actual safety
       •   Effect of underlying assumptions and beliefs in the application of Behavioural Based Safety                     performance
       •   Human Limitation concepts within a BBS arena: An expanded concept                                           •   Implementing methods to improve the subcontractor safety performance
       •   Systems Based Behaviour Framework - OHS management system integration                                       •   Changing mindsets of subcontractors towards safety
       •   SBBS path forward                                                                                           •   Improving the relationship between subcontractors and in-house workforce
           Althea McGuigan Senior Consultant - CSR                                                                         Hans Paulus Corporate Manager EH&S/IR/QA/IR
           Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention (IFAP)                                                            Nomad Modular Building
           IFAP is now focusing on broadening the traditional behavioral based safety type of programs to
           the development of a systems based behavioral safety program. This systems based approach            1700       Closing remarks and end of conference day one
           encompasses and provides application for the integrated safety management of human
           behavior that is tolerant and risk aware, up to and including that of human limitation. Althea
           is instrumental in the development and implementation of this program which can be tailored           Why you must attend
           to suit any type of site, safety culture or country location.
                                                                                                                 Health and safety technology and procedures are very important aspects in heavy industries. The cause
           Althea has been working as a National HSE Training and Workers Compensation Manager for
                                                                                                                 of most workplace accidents and incidents is directly related to human failure and error. BBS is
           the past 3 years, conducting training both nationally and internationally for Fluor Australia, and
                                                                                                                 frequently turned to when organisations have reached a plateau in the safety performance and the
           has recently moved into a Senior Consultancy role with IFAP, focusing on building and
                                                                                                                 only logical step left in fighting accidents is the more active involvement of operatives themselves. BBS
           developing world class Behavioral Based Safety Program and Training. Altheas previous work
                                                                                                                 enables organisations to reduce lost-time injuries, through the analysis of the current environment and
           involved the application of BBS at the Chevron oil drilling site in Indonesia as well as
                                                                                                                 the implementation of proven performance management methods.
           International BBS Lead and Subject Expert for Fluor Australia.
                                                                                                                 Many companies have experienced a 40-75% decline in their accident rates within 6-12 months as a
                                                                                                                 direct consequence of implementing techniques associated with BBS programmes. By promoting the
1230       Luncheon                                                                                              concept of “safety culture” and proven management techniques, they have achieved significant results
                                                                                                                 in changing safety performances and safety attitudes in hazardous workplaces.
                                                                                                                 This conference promises the delegates a full picture towards safety at work places and how BBS can
                                                                                                                 reduce “Lost Time Incidents” through proper leadership and practical guides.

                                                                                                                 Who must attend
 About Collaborative Partner                                                                                     Vice Presidents, Directors, General Managers, Heads of, Senior Managers, Officers and Advisors
                                                                                                                 • Occupational Safety                                 • Occupational Health
                                                                                                                 • Labour Safety Training                              • Risk Management
                                                                                                                 • Site Management                                     • Inspection and Observation
                                                                                                                 • Operation                                           • Production
                                                                                                                 • Line Management                                     • Human Resources
                                                                                                                 • Health, Safety and Environment (HSE/ SHE/ EHS)
 EDN assists organizations to develop, implement and integrate Health, Safety & Environment                      • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
 strategies to drive their business success.
 Our expertise is in...                                                                                          From: - Heavy Industries such as
 • Aligning HS&E culture with vision,                                                                            • Mining                                                  •   Oil and Gas
 • Integrating HS&E systems with other business systems,                                                         • Construction Contracting                                •   Metals (Steel and Aluminum)
 • Developing leaders,                                                                                           • Process Industries                                      •   Infrastructure and Utilities
 • Leading organizations to bring about behavioural change,                                                      • Manufacturing                                           •   Chemical and Petrochemical
 • Developing quality solutions and showing integrity.                                                           • Heavy manufacturing
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Conference Programme Day Two                                                                                                                                Contact Josh George at marcus evans
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Wednesday 21st November 2007
0830       Registration & coffee                                                                              1330       Session Five – Group Discussion
                                                                                                                         From the willingness to change to implementing change and achieving
0850       Welcoming address from the Chair                                                                              results:
                                                                                                                     •   How the company realized the urgency to raise its' safety culture? By whom it has been
0900       Session One – Expert Advice
                                                                                                                     •   Which challenges, successes, and failures have you experienced in implementing change?
           A union viewpoint of Behavioural Based Safety scheme
                                                                                                                     •   What leadership capabilities were required?
       •   Why should workers and employers be concerned about BBS?
                                                                                                                     •   How the safety initiative was received by the organization? How did it evolve over time?
       •   Why BBS is bad for business?                                                                                  Facilitated by the chairperson
       •   Who is pushing BBS and who is benefiting from BBS?
       •   What are the alternatives to BBS                                                                   1415       Session Six – Case Study
           Steve Mullins ACTU OHS Officer                                                                                Implementing Behavioural Based Safety Programmes across cultures
           Australian Council of Trade Unions                                                                        •   Behavioural Safety Programme development in BASF
           Steve coordinates the activities of the ACTU's OH&S Unit and represents the interests of                  •   What works and what doesn't
           working people on the Australian Safety and Compensation Council and on other government
                                                                                                                     •   The life of a Behavioural Safety Programme
           and non-government bodies. In 2005, Steve coordinated a national union conference on the
           issue of Behavioural Based Safety.                                                                        •   What's the truth about the benefits and traps?
                                                                                                                     •   Is Behavioural Safey adaptable to Asian workplaces?
0945       Session Two – Award-Winning Case Study                                                                    •   What is the critical factor that will make a difference to adopting a safety culture?
           Designing a safe working procedure and applying suitable investigation                                        Christina Sobieralski Health, Safety, Security and Environment Manager
           process                                                                                                       BASF Australia and New Zealand
           In this session, AGC will explain their journey towards zero harm and explore some of the
           fundamental core elements of HSE management system.                                                1500       Afternoon refreshment & networking break
       •   Demonstrating to senior managers and employees how a safe working procedure can assist
           with creating a better working environment and improve productivity                                1520       Session Seven – Case Study
       •    Developing a list of specific behaviours and definitions, drafting the observation checklist                 Improving workforce safety behaviour by making workplace environment
                                                                                                                         ergonomically friendly
       •   Measuring and re-measuring the investigation process through implementation and testing to
           ensure effective and efficient controls                                                                   •   Applying effective ergonomics to reduce discomfort and injuries in the workplace and increase
                                                                                                                         job satisfaction
       •   Ensuring executives buy-in to the procedure and aligning these procedures with company's
                                                                                                                     •   Reducing common injuries by good ergonomics management
           operational management systems
                                                                                                                     •   Recognising hidden workers barriers to ergonomic change
       •   Integrating safety feedback into meetings, discussions and regular interactions
                                                                                                                     •   Providing strategic and systematic leadership to your company in ergonomic hazardous
           Mark Johns Group HSE Manager
                                                                                                                     •   Designing the appropriate training to increase ergonomic behaviour
           Ausclad Group of Companies (AGC)
                                                                                                                         Belinda Stuckenberg EHS Manager
           Winner of 2006 Safe Work Australia Award
                                                                                                                         Alcan Gove
                                                                                                                         Alcan is a large multi-national company with many diverse business operations. Manual
1030       Morning refreshments & networking break                                                                       handling activities form a significant part of the business and consequently the prevention of
                                                                                                                         muscloskeletal injuries is an ongoing OHS challenge.
1100       Session Three – Expert Advice
           Employer’s accountability in employee preparedness for hazardous                                   1605       Session Eight – Case Study
           environment                                                                                                   Reducing production risk through weighing human error versus mechanical
       •   Examining employee perceptions towards the general working environment                                        failure – the apprentice perspective
       •   Identifying high risk within the organisation and strategies for mitigating risk                          •   Making sure machinery and equipment are maintained in a safe condition
       •   Engaging employees in safety critical knowledge and skills                                                •   Equipping workers with necessary safety equipments – promoting the safety culture from
       •   Leveraging engineering compliance with behaviours
                                                                                                                     •   Providing the necessary training for dangerous machine handling
       •   Motivating employees to continually behave safely
                                                                                                                     •   Reducing accident rates through daily inspection
           Dr. Angelica Vecchio-Sadus Health, Safety and Environment Manager
                                                                                                                     •   Applying risk management principles in BBS
           CSIRO Minerals
                                                                                                                     •   Utilising safeguarding equipments to protect workers against mechanical hazards
           Dr. Angelica Vecchio-Sadus has been involved with many business and corporate initiatives to
                                                                                                                         Adrian Hall Learning and Development Facilitator
           motivate and reinforce positive behaviours amongst employees. She has been involved in the
                                                                                                                         Caterpillar Institute WA
           design and delivery of a number of internal programs including supervisor training, the CSIRO
           HSE Strategic Plan, Health and Wellbeing Strategy and Musculoskeletal Management Strategy.                    Adrian is the Workshop Supervisor and the champion of Contamination Control and Safety of
           She is a member of the Safety Institute of Australia and the Royal Australian Chemical                        Caterpillar Institute WA. Adrian is currently the elected Health and Safety Representative for
           Institute, and is the current chair of the Standards Australia committee on Safety in                         the Caterpillar Institute.Adrian holds a Certificate IV in Frontline Management and Certificate
           Laboratories.                                                                                                 IV in Workplace Training and Assessment. He is also in the final stages of completing a
                                                                                                                         Certificate IV in Occupational Safety, Health and Training. Adrian has a Trade Certificate as a
                                                                                                                         Mechanical Fitter (Engineering Tradesperson - Mechanical).
1145       Session Four – Expert Advice
           Behavioural Based Safety - Where does it fit? - How does this approach fit
                                                                                                              1700       Closing remarks from the Chair and close of Conference
           with the many interventions available in safety? Observations by the
           regulators of large companies in heavy industries
       •   What types of health and safety interventions do large companies conduct?
       •   Where does behavioural based safety fit into those interventions?
       •   What do the different stakeholders think about behavioural based safety?
       •   What are our observations on companies with behavioural based safety in place?                      About Media Partner
           Pieter Rienks Director of Hazard Management Division
           WorkSafe Victoria
           Peter is responsible for regulating two hazardous industries: Major Hazard Facilities and
           Mining. His division also conducts occupational licensing and provides the technical specialists
           who deals with safety cases, human factor issues, safety management systems and design.
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1230       Luncheon                                                                                            productivity

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