What kinds of hazards will I be looking for (physical, chemical, mechanical, biological and ergonomic)? What are the worst possible consequences?
Thorough recognition of potential hazards (discussed/reviewed).
How will I check which areas and hazards need attention?
Systematic approach to hazard recognition.
How will I explain the importance of intervention?
Dialogue throughout the day reinforcing and supporting stopping unsafe work.
What questions will I ask to involve my team? How will I show that I'm really listening?
Good use of open ended, thought provoking questions.
How do I gain their trust? What actions can I take to provide on-the-ground support?
Follow up provided, sample time provided for conversations, documented.
How will I ensure that my words and actions reinforce a clear message about the importance of health and safety standards on site?
Shut down work areas, removed faulty gear, conducted inspections.
In what ways can I encourage my team to continually consider the severity of consequences, even for less likely risks?
Conversations pertaining to realistic consequence's (people not policy based)
How will I set up my team to continue to act safely, even after the conversation ends? What can I do to clarify expectations and timeframes for follow-up actions?
Help, follow up, provide gear, communicate hazards, and reward behavior.
How will I ensure that follow-up on actions are completed?
Document, discuss, hold accountable, reward and recognize.
In what ways can I use our dialogue to inform future safety engagements, meetings, and reporting?
Enter good catch, share in future huddle, forward recommendations, communicate recognition to others.