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HRO Safety Culture

Introduction

We will address the following questions:


What is safety culture and how can it be assessed?


What is the purpose of a safety culture survey?

High reliability organizations (HROs) must successfully operate in high-hazard environments over long periods of time. This requires careful and systemic design and management of the organization. Safety culture is one of four foundational elements.

Texas Tech University is a leader in assessing HRO safety cultures.

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Source:http://www.pantex.com/safety/HRO/Framework/Practices/index.htm


How is a safety culture survey developed?


What is measured by the safety culture survey?

The image below provides comparisons between the ISM Based Safety Culture Focus Areas, HRO practices, and the survey dimensions.

SurveyMeasure


How does the safety culture survey compare to other frameworks?

The image below provides comparisons between the ISM Based Safety Culture Focus Areas, HRO practices, and the survey dimensions.

Framework


Do you have an example of a safety culture survey?

A recent safety culture survey we conducted contained the following and it could be completed in 20-40 minutes.


How will the results be used?