Chapter 17. Special Topics: Safety Leadership

  1. Terry E. McSween Ph.D. President and CEO

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471721611.ch17

Values-Based Safety Process: Improving Your Safety Culture with Behavior-Based Safety, Second Edition

Values-Based Safety Process: Improving Your Safety Culture with Behavior-Based Safety, Second Edition

How to Cite

McSween, T. E. (2003) Special Topics: Safety Leadership, in Values-Based Safety Process: Improving Your Safety Culture with Behavior-Based Safety, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471721611.ch17

Author Information

  1. Quality Safety Edge, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 2 JUN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471220497

Online ISBN: 9780471721611

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Keywords:

  • safety leadership;
  • “tell me about it approach”;
  • behavioral safety representative

Summary

  • Biggest Barrier to Effective Safety Leadership

  • Other Barriers to Effective Safety Leadership

  • Leadership's Special Role

  • Phases of Management Support

  • Management's Most Important Role

  • Positive Questions

  • Formal Monitoring and Management Action Items

  • Role of Managers and Supervisors in Observations

  • Importance of Informal Leaders

  • Other Leadership Responsibilities

  • Safety Leadership Checklist

  • Concluding Comments on Leadership's Role