Safety Management Techniques

Become an effective safety manager through a balanced approach to safety management, addressing administrative, technical and cultural elements of safety.

Learn to look at safety from a business and systems perspective.  You’ll gain the tools and skills to enhance your safety management techniques and influence your organization’s safety and health efforts.  This four-day course takes a balanced approach to safety management, addressing administrative, technical and cultural issues, helping you effectively manage projects and employees.

What You Will Learn

How to look at safety from a business and system perspective, with instruction in:

  • Determining how key elements in safety, health and management influence your organization’s safety management focus
  • How to identify characteristics of an effective safety management system
  • Roles and responsbilities of safety professionals
  • Four requirements for creating a positive safety culture
  • Strategies and steps necessary for creating individual and organizational change
  • Establishing a business case for a safety management system
  • Creating a safety and health action plan to improve safety management
  • Skills to analyze safety and health issues from a manager’s perspective and develop a plan to resolve issues

Course Materials Included

  • Safety Management Techniques Participant Guide
  • Nine Elements of a successful Safety and Health System
  • Safety and Health Code of Ethics Resource Guide
  • Case Studies in Safety and Productivity
  • Injury Facts® CD
  • Reference materials CD

Course Modules

  • A Historical Perspective on Safety Management
  • Initiating a Safety Management System
  • Defining Roles and Responsibilities
  • Leading the Safety Management Process
  • The Dynamics of Organizational Safety Culture
  • Using Interviewing and Consulting Skills
  • Influencing and Managing Change
  • Managing the Safety and Health Audit Process
  • Safety Performance Measurements
  • Business Case for a Safety Management System
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Creating a Safety and Health Management Action Plan
  • Analyzing Case Studies from a Management Perspective

Exercises during the class will require use of a laptop. If you do not have a laptop available for your use, please let us know in advance and we will try to accommodate your needs.


Advanced Safety Certificate

The Advanced Safety Certificate program is designed to maximize your effectiveness as a safety leader and help you establish best safety practices for your organization. Advanced courses focus on the technical and management safety skills and best practices needed to take your safety program to a new level. And with each course, you’ll be stepping out on a path toward greater accomplishment and professional recognition.

To attain the Advanced Safety Certificate, you must complete the Principles of Occupational Safety and Health course and a minimum of 5.2 CEU’s among the approved classes.

Safety Management Techniques
4 day - 2.6 CEUs

Safety Training Methods
4 day - 2.6 CEUs

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene
4 day - 2.6 CEUs

Cancellation without penalty may be made up to five working days prior to the seminar date.  Cancellation after that date will be charged 50% of the fee.  You may avoid this charge by transferring your registration to another person.  Registrants who do not cancel are liable for the entire fee.  ALL REFUNDS WILL BE IN THE FORM OF A CREDIT VOUCHER.  This cancellation policy is standard with all Iowa-Illinois Safety Council sponsored programs.

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Holiday Inn Express
4723 Southern Hills Dr
Sioux City , IA 51106

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A late fee of $30.00 will be added per attendee.