The 8 Safety Links is a dialogue tool helping shipping company and crew improve the safety culture on board. The tool consists of 8 core areas which should be assessed with help from a diagram to identify potentially weak links in the safety culture. When the safety culture has been mapped, a number of action plans can be initiated.
|Commitment & Responsibility - about objectives, strategies and expectations in relation to safety.|
|Communication & information - about transparency, creating attention and mutural respect.|
|Framework & Ressources - about procedures, budgets and carrying out tasks (an elaboration is currently in preparation).|
|Involvement & Ownership - about delegation and employee involvement in procedures and risk assessments (an elaboration is currently in preparation.|
|Managers & Key Individuals - about the safety organisation and formal/informal leaders as culture bearers (an elaboration is currently in preparation.|
|Feedback & Evaluation - about appreciation and awareness of the safety (an elaboration is currently in preparation.|
|Support & Collaboration - about respect for differences, sharing of experiences and trust (an elaboration is currently in preparation.|
|Knowledge & Training - about managers' and employees' level of competence (an elaboration is currently in preparation.|
The process of strengthening the safety culture of the organisation consists of two stages: The Assessment Stage and The Action Stage.
Talk to each other about your safety culture based on the questions under each of the eight categories.
It is important that you get the conversation going and are honest to each other when you talk about these issues. Only this way, you will get results that reflect the reality.
2. Mark the totals on the web and link each point to create a profile
When you have mapped your safety culture, it is time for some action. Fill out the action plans by answering the questions.
Get the necessary and good conversations going on the ships and in the offices.
For more information and ordering of dialogue sheets and action plans, please contact SEAHEALTH on + 45 3311 1833.
The new guideline about The 8 Safety Links is expected to be released in the nearest future. Until then, the older version of the guideline can be orders through Weilbach.
This site will be regularly updated
Søren Bøge Pedersen
+45 3311 1833
+45 5364 1609
Jeg kan hjælpe dig med
- De 8 sikkerhedsled
- Ulykkesforebyggelse generelt
- Vedledning om fortøjning
- Trivselsfremmende projekter
- Konsulentopgaver (skibsbesøg/medsejladser)
- Programmet Health and Safety at Sea