Go to content

“Discussion about accidents or near accidents easily drifts into who is to blame and who hasn’t followed the instructions. How could I steer the conversation so that we get to the root causes?”

Topic: safety observations, investigation of risks, occupational safety culture

Time required: less than half an hour, requires some preparation

Materials: summary of safety observations, a pen and a notepad

Method description

Discuss the overall state of observed dangerous situations and near accidents in quarterly unit or team meetings.