Webinars

The New Rules of Employee Safety Engagement / Behavior-Based Safety Is Not Dead

Independent research out of the University of Cambridge Judge Business School confirms DEKRA BBS technology is not only an effective change intervention, but explains some of the mechanisms at work.

Engaging Supervisors for Safety Excellence

This webinar discusses key safety activities for supervisors; how these activities are directly related to the leadership practices that drive safety; and how organizations can use safety leadership as a means to improve overall supervisor effectiveness.

View the webinar - presented by Simon Axup & Ellen Downs

Understanding and Controlling Life-Threatening Exposures in the Utility Industry: What Leaders Can Do

Workers in the Utilities Industry Sector are exposed to a unique set of life-threatening exposures every day. Performance expectations are high and compounded by requirements to keep the electricity, gas and water flowing to the customers. Too frequently we see reports of fatal and life-altering accidents occurring to the dedicated employees in this critical industry.

View the webinar - presented by Don Martin & Michael Hajaistron

Making Safe Decisions at the Speed of Life

Have you ever said to yourself, "What was I thinking?" For those on the front lines of industry, mistakes can go beyond personal regret—they can mean the difference between life and death. Learn about a new approach to improving frontline decision making that assures reliable performance and safer outcomes.

View the webinar - presented by Mike Mangan

Safety Assessment: The First Step to Optimal Performance

In this webinar, a team of our DEKRA Insight vice presidents provide their experiences and insights into the process of a fully integrated safety assessment approach and the intentionality necessary to turn findings into improved safety performance.

View the webinar - presented by William Bozzo and Rob Hoyle

Why Don’t Workers Stop the Job – and What the Heck Do We Do About It?

The decisions a worker makes in the moment can be the difference between safety and disaster. Sometimes, the right decision might seem obvious: like stopping a job that is unsafe. Yet, too often, workers proceed despite signals to the contrary. In this webinar safety leaders at all levels gain an appreciation of what it takes to empower individuals to make safe decisions.

View the webinar - presented by Jim Spigener

Is your Safety Improvement Plan Transformative or Holding the Status Quo?

In this webinar, we explore what it means to have an improvement plan that is truly transformative. We discuss successful strategies for going from good performance to great performance, including targeting beyond zero, the importance and impact of focusing on clear and concise cultural attributes, and using new and different analytics to target improvement.

View the webinar - presented by Seb Blair and Martin Dean

Going for the Gold: Building World Class Safety Performance

Newmarket Gold's Steve Gannon takes us on inside look into how the organisation leveraged leadership development and culture improvement to create sustainable organisational change. By targeting critical exposures and developing an in-field coaching process that embedded feedback skills, Newmarket Gold's Processing Plant experienced a 62% drop in injuries after the first year of its safety improvement plan.

View the webinar - presented by Rob Sheers and Steve Gannon

Does Your Safety Management System Support Your Strategies for Continuous Improvement?

We discuss using a Safety Management System that provides the capabilities to efficiently identify strengths and weaknesses in your safety programs and processes.

View the webinar - presented by Ron Demaray and Carey Bennett

Is your Safety Improvement Plan Transformative or Holding the Status Quo?

We explore what it means to have an improvement plan that is truly transformative. We discuss successful strategies for going from good performance to great performance, including targeting beyond zero, the importance and impact of focusing on clear and concise cultural attributes, and using new and different analytics to target improvement.

View the webinar - presented by Don Groover

Sustainable Management of Combustible Dust Hazards through Implementation of NFPA 652 Requirements

Performing a Dust Hazard Analysis, DHA - a concept recently introduced by NFPA 652: Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust - is not on its own sufficient to ensure a reliably safe operation over time. This webinar discusses a practical and robust approach towards managing combustible dust hazards by consideration of all the requirements of NFPA 652.

View the webinar - presented by Luis E. Sanchez-Calera, Ph.D.

Innovations in High Reliability Organisational Decision Making & Behaviours

In this webinar we discuss the decision making and behaviours needed from both leaders and workforce to mature your culture toward High Reliability Organisation (HRO) performance.

View the webinar - presented by Eddie McCullough & Carlene Smith

Innovations in High Reliability Organizations: Mastering Execution & Resilience

In this webinar we look at the next two AIRE scales that add measurability to HROs: Execution (maintaining control by being true to process) and Resilience (correcting course and learning).

View the webinar - presented by Mike Mangan
View the APAC webinar - presented by Mike Snyder

The Power of Associated Data

What if you could associate safety data to really show the true picture, with pinpoint accuracy, where and how to apply resources to achieve the maximum impact? In this webinar, we discuss the key elements in the association of different data points and illustrate how overlaying these data points can provide meaningful information for decision making that can have a powerful impact on your company’s safety results.

View the webinar - presented by Sam Germer and Tim Boyer

Safety Excellence: Creating a Universal Exposure Reduction Mindset in Your Organisation

In this webinar we explore how to create and sustain a proactive approach to safety excellence that ensures everyone in the organisation is ahead of injuries and fully engaged in sustainable exposure reduction practices.

View the webinar - presented by Drew Bennett

Innovations in High Reliability Organizations: Mastering Anticipation & Inquiry

We discuss the building blocks of High Reliability Organizations. Discover the primary characteristics necessary for HROs with particular focus on Anticipation (detecting weak signals) and Inquiry (effectively analyzing data and mitigating decision biases).

View the APAC (English) webinar - presented by Mike Snyder and Henri Chan
View the APAC (Chinese) webinar - presented by Henri Chan and Frank Zhou
View the US webinar - presented by Mike Mangan and Mike Snyder

Update from the Field: Key Elements for an Effective SIF Prevention Strategy

This webinar discusses nine inter-related initiatives emerging as central elements to any effective fatality prevention strategy. We explore efforts to mitigate SIF precursors.

View the webinar - presented by Bernie Reid

The Principles that Produce Effective Safety Data Management Systems

In this webinar we discuss guiding principles for effective safety data management systems and what they’ve learned from practical application.

View the webinar - presented by Carey Bennett and Ron Demaray

Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) Revalidations: Scope, Requirements & Methods (in Chinese)

This webinar explores in detail how employers can meet the revalidation requirements of the applicable standards, including the requirements for documentation of revalidation scope, method, and intent. We also discuss the relationship between properly updated and revalidated PHAs and effective management of other PSM elements, including process safety information, standard operating procedures, emergency response and mechanical integrity programs. The webinar is in Chinese.

View the webinar - presented by Gao Bo (in Chinese)

Reducing Brain-Centered Hazards in the Workplace

Using applied neuroscience, Dr. Susan L. Koen explores five of the brain-centered hazards affecting workplace safety and reliability. These hazards range from loss of situational focus to leader-driven shortcuts and even team role dysfunctions. This webinar is a must for any organizational leader who wants to install effective controls on these high-risk hazards, and also improve human performance reliability.

View the APAC webinar - presented by Dr. Susan Koen
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Dr. Susan Koen and Martin Dean
View the US webinar - presented by Dr. Susan Koen

NFPA 652 - Dust Hazard Analysis

Join DEKRA Insight’s David Kaelin for an insightful look into NFPA 652. This webinar will provide management and supervisors with the insight necessary to complete a dust hazard analysis and identify those areas within the equipment, operations, processes, and activities that could lead to dust explosions.

View the webinar - presented by David Kaelin

Auditing: The Importance of Being Effective and Efficient with Your Audit Management

This webinar discusses the impact effective audit management has on safety functioning. We share practical tools and knowledge that you can apply in your organization.

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Requirements for a Robust Basis of Safety

This webinar outlines the generic procedure to ensure that safety measures are reliably specified and that adequate process safety data is available on which the Basis of Safety is founded.

View the webinar - presented by Stephen Rowe

The Prevention of Accidental Workplace Fires and Explosions

Every day a fire or explosion breaks out in an industrial setting somewhere in the world. The yearly cost to companies is in the billions, and the risk of injury or even death is very real. In this webinar, we explore the technical, management and leadership issues you need to know to prevent an explosion or fire.

View the webinar - presented by Lisa Hutto

Safety Analytics: Turning Data Into Insight

This webinar uncovers the attributes of a robust analytics approach to safety, looks at common analytics methods and the information it can uncover, and offers a prescription for improving the quality and precision of safety decision-making and action.

View the US webinar - presented by Greg Robinson and Gennifer Lyon
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Jozef Creemers and Gennifer Lyon
View the AU webinar - presented by Ellen Downs and Gennifer Lyon

Best Practices to Making the Most Out of Your Incident Reporting System

This webinar provides a discussion of why some incident investigation processes succeed while others go astray. We share practical tools and knowledge that you can apply in your organization.

View the US webinar - presented by Carey Bennett

Safety Leadership Essentials: From Assessment to Safety Roadmap

Join DEKRA Insight’s Rob Sheers as he presents and discusses strategies designed to successfully transition organizations from the assessment stage of an initiative through implementation—so you get where you want to be the first time, with as few setbacks as possible.

View the AU webinar - presented by Rob Sheers

Measuring Process Safety Performance

If you want to improve reliability, profitability and safety, then measuring process safety performance is for you. Whether you operate a major hazards site or are sub-CoMAH, this webinar appraises the different approaches in developing and selecting performance indicators and gives recommendation on the most effective approach.

View the UK webinar - presented by Wahid Azizi

Applying Scenarios to Strengthen Safety Performance

In this webinar we discuss how high performance companies are applying scenario-based learning to strengthen situational decision making, develop safety leadership, and sustain great results.

View the US webinar - presented by Jim Spigener

The Principles that Produce Effective Safety Data Management Systems

In this webinar we discuss guiding principles for effective safety data management systems and what they’ve learned from practical application.

View the US webinar - presented by Carey Bennett and Ron Demaray

Process Safety Competency: What, and how much, do you need to know – and how do you get it

A topical challenge for industrial companies, especially those involved in hazardous materials processing, is how to demonstrate adequate competence in process safety across their organisation. This granulates further into “what do you need to know, to what level, in what position?” This webinar explores these challenges and provides ideas on demystifying the process.

View the EMEA webinar - presented by Stephen Rowe

The Impact of Bias on Process Safety Outcomes

In this webinar we explore how bias can cause employees to underestimate risk or overestimate systems’ capabilities to control Process Safety exposures.

View the US webinar - presented by Robert Gaither and Luis Sanchez
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Sebastian Blair and Stephen Rowe

Update from the Field: Key Elements for an Effective SIF Prevention Strategy

This webinar discusses nine inter-related initiatives emerging as central elements to any effective fatality prevention strategy. We explore efforts to mitigate SIF precursors.

View the US webinar - presented by Don Martin
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Filip Coumans and Mariska Mulder

Improving Human Reliability in Safety: Brain-Centric Solutions

In this webinar, Susan L Koen, PhD, discusses how new insights from neuroscience are being applied to improve operational reliability in the workplace. This webinar expands your understanding of the error mechanisms in the human brain and the impact of fatigue on brain functioning.

View the US webinar - presented by Susan Koen
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Susan Koen

Assessment to Safety Roadmap – Getting It Right the First Time

In this webinar we examine the ways organizations have successfully transitioned from the assessment stage of an initiative to create a realistic roadmap for safety improvement.

View the webinar - presented by James Grant

What Your Safety Data Should Be Telling You

In this webinar we touch on all aspects of the data collection, integration, analysis, and presentation processes that must come together to yield valuable insight for leadership.

View the US webinar - presented by Don Groover and Mike Mangan
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Martin Dean and Mike Mangan

Behaviour-Based Safety for Performance Improvement

In this webinar, we discuss the people side of safety and what organisations can do to support the right behaviours all the time. We present the critical success factors for performance improvement and examine the key attributes of a mature safety process—one that is not just seasoned but thriving.

View the EMEA webinar - presented by Adam Jones and Ruud Kist

Right People, Right Place: Getting and Growing Great Safety Talent

In this webinar we discuss the challenges of getting and growing world class safety talent, and suggest practices for leaders to build a strong safety talent pool.

View the US webinar - presented by Erika Gwilt
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Marcelino Arias

How to Engage Employees in Addressing High-Potential Risks and Exposures

In this webinar we introduce the SIF Interview and Observation process and its components, helping your organization address high-potential risks and exposures while maintaining momentum on existing safety efforts.

View the US webinar - presented by Kathy Culig
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Ian Stewart and Jos Creemers

Can I Learn Transformational Leadership from the Military?

In this webinar we present a few transformational leadership examples used by the military and show you how to apply it to leadership development in your own organization.

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Developing Transformational Safety Leaders to Build Great Cultures

Learn what transformational leadership really looks like and specifically, which behaviours and actions leaders can model to develop great safety cultures.

View the webinar - presented by Seb Blair and Adam Jones

Do No Harm: Handling Safety Incidents with Care, Skill, and Leadership

Effective incident handling is a hallmark of top safety performers. Yet, many leaders struggle to handle incidents in a way that promotes the organisation’s highest safety goals. When an employee is hurt: What do you say? What do you do—and in what order?

View the webinar - presented by Filip Coumans

Discipline and Punishment: Are They the Same Thing?

In this webinar, safety experts outline the principles and practices leaders can use to develop an effective disciplinary system and improve organizational safety performance.

View the webinar - presented by Jim Spigener

Motivating for Safety: Critical Practices to Ensure Employees Stay Engaged

Why aren’t people rallying around safety? In this webinar safety experts tackle the issue of motivation, and suggest practices for leaders to engage employees in safety improvement.

View the webinar - presented by Patrick McCorry, BST and Forrest Lauher, Western Refining

Talking About Exposure: Using Conversations to Enhance Safety Readiness

In this webinar, we outline an approach to enhancing safety performance using scenario-based learning. We will inspire you with real-life examples of how focused conversations can enhance safety readiness, and we will outline the key elements to help you get there.

View the US webinar - presented by Jim Spigener
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Filip Coumans

Breaking Clouded Judgments: The Role of Bias in Safety

BST experts discuss bias and its impact in safety, and suggest strategies for avoiding the errors cognitive biases can create in reducing accidents in the workplace.

View the US webinar - presented by Mike Mangan
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Guy Boyd and Seb Blair

Why Don't People Follow the Rules? Compliance vs. Commitment

BST experts discuss organizational safety and how creating a culture of commitment helps reduce injuries in the workplace. Focusing on building a robust culture is the first step to developing an environment where people not only follow the rules, but live them.

View the US webinar - presented by Erika Gwilt
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Guy Boyd and Adam Jones

Improving Safety Program Execution – A Key to Excellent Performance

Scott Stricoff, President, discusses program design and implementation as the key components to successful program execution. Developing safety programs and initiatives is only the first small step; results come when an organization excels at safety program execution.

View the webinar - presented by Scott Stricoff

5 Steps for Removing Your SIF Exposure Blind Spot: How to Detect Serious Injury and Fatality (SIF) Potential in Your Organization

BST experts introduce five steps to developing a measure of SIF potential to help organizations bring visibility to SIF exposures and eliminate a common safety “blind spot.”

View the US webinar - presented by Don Martin
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Filip Coumans and Stuart Johnson

Creating Engagement at the Frontline: Leveraging 5 Supervisor Safety Activities

BST's safety experts introduce five supervisor safety activities that when demonstrated consistently and effectively, improve employee engagement.

View US webinar - presented by Mike Mangan
View EMEA webinar - presented by Filip Coumans and Jos Creemers

Developing Great Safety Cultures in the Food and Beverage Industry

Patrick McCorry, Vice President and Jim Spigener, Senior Vice President discuss how organizations can develop and manage strong safety cultures through the actions of their leaders.

View the webinar - presented by Patrick McCorry and Jim Spigener

Leveraging Culture to Improve Process Safety Management

Greg Robinson, Vice President and Kathy Culig, Principal Consultant explore how organizations can enhance their process safety management systems through the actions of their leaders.

View the webinar - presented by Greg Robinson and Kathy Culig

Addressing the Safety Discipline Dilemma

BST safety experts discuss the discipline dilemma in organizations today; the impact discipline systems have on culture and performance; and the most effective ways to achieve consistent conformance to rules and procedures while building a strong safety culture.

View the US webinar – presented by Scott Stricoff
View the EMEA webinar – presented by Filip Coumans

Moments of Truth: The Five Critical Safety Activities Every Mining Supervisor Must Do Well

Michael Hajaistron and Ellen Downs discuss key safety activities for supervisors; how these activities are directly related to the leadership practices that drive safety; and how organizations can use safety leadership as a means to improve overall supervisor effectiveness.

View the webinar - presented by Michael Hajaistron and Ellen Downs

How Great Leaders Become Great Safety Leaders

BST’s safety experts discuss how great leaders become great safety leaders by identifying safety as a value, making the connection between safety and an emotional commitment, and addressing how to effectively communicate and act on that commitment.

View the US webinar - presented by Jim Spigener
View the EMEA webinar - presented by Guy Boyd and Martin Dean

Engaging Supervisors for Safety Excellence

BST President Scott Stricoff discusses key safety activities for supervisors; how these activities are directly related to the leadership practices that drive safety; and how organizations can use safety leadership as a means to improve overall supervisor effectiveness.

View the webinar - presented by Scott Stricoff

Incident Investigation: A Paradigm Shift

BST Senior Vice President Don Groover discusses the limitations of this current paradigm and the need to shift our thinking around incident investigation. Learn why safety experts are now looking into the identification of exposure potential and reliance on longitudinal analysis to reduce injuries, and how this new model can benefit your organization.

View the webinar - presented by Don Groover

How Leaders Should Deal with 5 Key Safety Issues Currently Affecting the Utility Industry

BST Vice President Tim Hoover and Executive Consultant Curtis Davis (retired senior executive from Duke, Allegheny, and First Energy) discuss five key safety issues facing utilities executives today and proactive ways leaders can personally and positively affect outcomes.

View the webinar - presented by Tim Hoover