Safety procedures are the backbone of an organisation’s Safety Management System. They provide consistency and when followed create a safe working environment and greater productivity due to less injury down time. However, safety procedure writing is more difficult and time consuming than it at first appears. This course will give you the foundation to start writing effective safety procedures.
WHAT STUDENTS LEARN
- Develop a Safety Procedure Template
- Develop a flowchart to accurately depict process activities
- Use brainstorming to gather necessary information for safety procedure creation
- Understand a variety of procedure types (Step-by-Step, Playscript, Decision Tree, Decision Tables)
- Write and revise Step-by-Step safety procedures
WHAT TOPICS ARE COVERED
- Setting the Stage
- Safety Procedures Basics
- Gathering Information
- Procedure Writing
- Honing the Draft Procedure
- Some Other Methods
Setting the Stage
Procedures are the set of steps followed in order to fulfil the policies in a safe manner. This session discusses minimum required safety procedures.
Safety Procedures Basics
Good safety procedures teach employees what they require to be safe in their jobs. This session teaches students guiding principles for writing effective safety procedures and examines a variety of procedures to help in drafting procedure templates.
This session focuses on flowcharts and here your students will learn how to construct flowcharts.
It is crucial to have the correct and proper information regarding a process. This session looks at how brainstorming is a good tool for gathering the needed information.
For written procedures to be successful they must be easily understood. This session looks at ways to keep written procedures clear, concise, complete, and correct.
Honing the Draft Procedure
This session discusses aids to communication within a procedure.
Some Other Methods
Different procedure types are available for creating workplace safety procedures and those models and introduced and discussed in this session.
This session lets students write a safety procedure to have a template that they can bring back to their workplace and apply.
At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.