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Escaping the Safety Performance Plateau

Escaping the Safety Performance Plateau

Getting safety improvement back on track

A challenge facing many organizations striving for safety improvement is plateauing in safety performance. Executive-led safety development programs can fuel significant initial improvement in performance, with high levels of engagement and demonstrable benefits evident throughout the organization. But as the easy wins grow scarce, it becomes harder to maintain the initial levels of engagement in those charged with delivering improvement, and targets start to be missed. The temptation may be to push even harder from the top of the organization, but this may not work, and different approaches are required to escape the safety performance plateau.

Released: September 2014

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