WRSC Program: Psychology and Evolution of Behavior-Based Safety in the Workplace
Western Reserve Safety Council
Topic: Psychology and Evolution of Behavior-Based Safety in the Workplace
Speaker: Don Owens, Owens Corning
This Part 1 session explains what risk is, how people react to risk and the level of exposure and how to alter people's risk perception. The presenter explains behavior and cognitive influences and what leading indicators you need to measure to limit exposure. The presenter then discusses the three pillar approach to safety and how to integrate your behavior-based process to get the best return on your investment.
About the Speaker: Donny Owens, Lead Safety/Training Coordinator, Owens-Corning
Donny has been employed by Owens-Corning – Newark, Ohio for 42 years. He started doing safety for USW Local #244 in 1983. This includes Safety Committeeman, Chairman of the USW Safety Committee and since 1995, Lead Safety and Training Coordinator. During this time, He has been involved in the implementation of the plant’s Behavior Based Safety Process (COBRA). He has presented at the All Ohio Safety Congress yearly since 2010, 13 Ohio county Safety Councils, and at the National DEKRA - Safety in Action conference. In March of 2018, he was honored at the International Safety in Action Conference in Orlando Florida as an “International Safety Icon”.
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