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1 365 Behavioural Change Programme BCT Date

2 Behavioural Safety 365 Programme Module 3 Slips, Trips & Falls Issue 1 6 th October 2010

3 WHY? There are 4 critical errors that cause accidents; Rushing Frustration Fatigue Complacency Can you think of anymore? Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 3

4 Conditions Slips, trips and falls are the highest causation for accidents for Network Rail (IP) and their contractors, why? Poor planning? Poor supervision? Unidentified hazards? Poor ground conditions? Individual behaviour? Unsafe working conditions? Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 4

5 Identification and Briefing of Site Specific Hazards Precursors to slip, trip and fall events are dynamic in so much that workplace conditions change regularly leading to previously unidentified and briefed hazards appearing. Regular / real time review of workplace conditions will reduce the impact of such hazards. Historically briefings on slip, trip and fall hazards have consisted of, more or less, of a bland statement to the effect beware of underfoot conditions. Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 5

6 Identification and Briefing of Site Specific Hazards Persons responsible for briefing staff on site conditions must establish the specific hazards workers will face on site. This includes details on slip, trip and fall related hazards. Briefer s must expect and demand this detail on site specific slip, trip and fall related hazards. All hazards must be removed or, if not immediately possible, mitigated asap Any residual risk must be briefed to those affected by them Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 6

7 Lead by Example By management and supervisors taking responsibility of their site and workers and ensuring; Good planning and safe working practices Good housekeeping Walking over and stopping unsafe behaviours Time v Risk Do not put excess pressure on workers to rush their work Individual Looking out for their own and others safety Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 7

8 Basic Principles Alpha sleep concentrate on the task in hand and your surroundings Time v risk Do not rush around site or your place of work. Prioritise work loads Lead by example Think or your own safety and others, stop work when it is unsafe Don t walk by Always approach workers and explain unsafe behaviours Habit Don t be complacent, this is a major cause of all accidents on site Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 8

9 Hazard - Falls Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 9

10 Slips, Trips & Falls Poor housekeeping! Poor organisation! Stressful! Could you work in This environment? Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 10

11 Take Ten Listen, Observe & Act Take ten minutes before the start of your shift listen to the brief Take ten seconds before the start of your task Be aware of your surroundings Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 11

12 What Can we do About it? Follow the rules Follow procedures Always use the correct equipment and tools Report unsafe acts to your supervisor Do not take short cuts Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 12

13 How do we Communicate? Highlight activities which can lead to hazards Top risks board for transient worksites to be held in the vans Identify hazards on site every morning and identify what has changed since yesterday Warning boards on site updated weekly Identify the top 5 risks each week and explain what they are and the consequences Regular tool box talks from the supervisor on slip/trip/fall risks Challenge briefs and always provide solutions to the problems identified Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 13

14 Question Time!! Date Create your footer by changing copy in the Header and Footer section 14

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