How Mature is your Safety Culture?
When you’re walking around your workplace, you can do a quick measure of your safety culture by thinking about the following HSE characteristics you see. Which ones most closely mirror your culture?
|Characteristic of an immature safety culture||Characteristic of a mature safety culture|
|People do not know or follow HSE rules||Everyone is following the HSE rules|
|People don’t intervene even if they see a problem||Everyone will intervene in problems|
|There is no follow up on reported HSE problems||HSE problems get followed up|
|There is no recognition for good practices||Good practices are celebrated|
|There are no consequences for breaches of rules||There are clear & certain consequences|
|Management don’t do what they say||Management do what they say|
|There are few safety role-models||There are lots of positive role-model|
|There are no safety conversations||Safety is talked about a lots|
|Safety isn’t mentioned in team meetings||Safety is in every meeting agenda|
|Management is invisible to the workers||Managers are visible and well known|
|Safety has no visible presence on site||Safety is highly visible|
|No one knows the organizations HSE objectives||HSE objectives are known|