Congratulations! Your safety management system is working.
Your rates are low, but as a result you may feel like your organization’s safety efforts have become stagnant. One of the fundamentals of a safety management system is making a commitment to continuous improvement, but how can you improve when you’ve had only one accident in the last reporting cycle?
In this paper we identify the key features of leading indicators and discuss why you should use leading indicators to continuously improve your safety system.
About the Author
Melissa Kephart, CSP is a Client Service Consultant for Medgate providing consultation to clients in the areas of implementation planning, work process review, training, and sustaining support. Prior to working with Medgate, Melissa was a management consultant providing safety and industrial hygiene expertise to senior-level government managers. Melissa has extensive experience in custom OHS software development, agency-level safety program management, and Voluntary Protection Programs.More Content by Melissa Kephart, CSP