Behavior-based Safety for Supervisors

  • 5 topics | 22m 59s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course is intended to provide supervisors with an overview of the concepts of behavior-based safety. This training will aid those supervisors who have not used these techniques in their day-to-day duties and responsibilities in the past. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Winn Forensics, LLC, a professional services company focusing on corporate, business and personal safety training as well as consulting on occupational injury matters. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • describe the effect a behavior-based safety program can have on an organization's work culture
  • identify ways to reduce at-risk behaviors in your company as part of a behavior-based approach to safety
  • define the roles and responsibilities of the supervisor and the employee
  • identify the environmental and personal factors that cause incidents
  • identify the influences on behavior, and how to observe and reinforce behavior
  • cite ways to effectively motivate employees by addressing the human factors that may come into play
  • identify ways to motivate employees using financial incentives
  • describe the relationship between behavior and attitude


  • Behavior-based Safety
  • Roles of Supervisors and Employees
  • Incident Causation
  • Behavior Principles
  • Motivational Techniques