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Chapter_6_7_8_Printable - Chapter 6 H o w T h e y A c t: B...

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1 Chapter 6 How They Act: Behavior-Based Safety Behavior-Based Safety • Unsafe Acts by workers were the primary cause of accidents/incidents. • Unsafe acts has ranged from 75% to 95%. Heinrich’s Dominos Concept • 1. Ancestry and social environment • 2. Fault of the person • 3. Unsafe act and mechanical or physical hazard • 4. Accident • 5. Injury
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2 BBS Described • BBS is a process used to identify at risk behaviors that are likely to cause injury to workers. Common Characteristics: • 1. Identifying critical behaviors • 2. Gather data and information • 3. Encouraging two-way feedback • 4. Stimulating continuous improvement Hindrances To Implementing BBS and Be Effective!! • 1. Ensure participation • 2. Understand the principles • 3. Share responsibility • 4. Top-down support • 5. Every program needs its cheerleaders • 6. Give time and realistic goals • 7. Measures that indicate change Summary • The organization or company’s purpose must be to continuously improve with the ultimate goal being a workplace that is free of injuries an illnesses!
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3 Chapter 7 Search For The Culprits Hazard Identification Hazard Identification • Process controlled by management. • True Hazards. • The expected benefits: • Decrease injuries • Decrease in lost workdays • Absenteeism • Decrease in Workers’ compensation costs • Increased productiviety • Better Cooperation and Communication • What is the core of an effective safety and health program? • Hazard Identification and Control.
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4 There are eleven basic types of accidents • Struck Against • Struck-by • Contract-with • Contracted-by • Caught-in • Caught-on • Caught-between • Fall-same-level • Fall-to-below • Overexertion • Exposure Accident Types • Struck-Against Type of Accidents • Worker moving and contacting something forcefully and unexpectedly • Forceful contact may be with machinery, timber, bolts, protruding objects or sharp, jagged edges. Struck By Type of Accidents • Something moves and strikes the worker abruptly with force. • Ladders, tools, container, and supplies.
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5 Contact-By and Contact-With Types of Accidents • Agent moves to the victim • Victim moves to the agent. • Nonforceful contact Worker is
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course HSMB 303 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Canton.

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Chapter_6_7_8_Printable - Chapter 6 H o w T h e y A c t: B...

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