13. Using Your Management System as a Leading Indicator
In this session, you will follow the journey of a major corporation in their development, installation and implementation of a safety management system (SMS). Lessons learned in this process will be shared from to best to the worst. Of great significance to the organization is having the ability to use the SMS as a leading indicator resulting in a 75% reduction in injuries and illness. You will take away a copy of the system with all elements as well as a measurement tool you can use in your organization.
James "Skipper" Kendrick CSP
President, Kendrick Global Enterprises, LLC, Hurst, Texas
14. Selling Your Safety Management System to Leadership
The best plan is only as good as its implementation strategy and how well that strategy works. It should begin by selling the idea to senior leadership – and they are a tough audience! In this session, you will learn how to convert your senior leadership into safety advocates for your system. You will take away a Strategic Conversation Worksheet with a six-step guideline for influencing senior leadership.
Patrick J. Karol CSP, ARM
Manager Safety & Risk Control, Aramark, Romansville, PA
15. What CEOs Want from Safety
With innovative updates planned for your system, the support of your senior leadership will make implementation of your ideas a reality. You and your senior leadership can allign your system with the goals of the organization and increase the likelihood of success for both – if you can communicate your request in CEOspeak. In this session, learn how to interact with senior leadership using verbal and written communication that recognizes the economy of time.
Mark Hansen, P.E., CSP, CPE, CPEA
Vice President, HSE,
FTS International, LLC, Fort Worth, TX