10 Mistakes when implementing Behaviour Based Safety (BBS)

Behaviour-Based Safety (BBS) or Behavioural Safety is the use of behavioural psychology to improve and encourage safety at work. BBS recognises the importance of human decisions, actions and behaviours towards creating a safer work environment and preventing near misses, accidents and injuries. Implementing a BBS program not only positively impacts a company’s profits and reputation, it also has a profound impact on the lives of employees as poor decisions or unsafe behaviours can lead to loss of livelihood or even fatalities. As such a well-designed and properly implemented BBS program can be effective in improving safety throughout an organisation. Implementation, however, can be challenging.This guide aims to provide insight on common mistakes that organisations make when implementing a Behaviour Based Safety Program (BBS). We hope you our audience find it insightful.

10 Mistakes when implementing Behaviour Based Safety (BBS)