Communicating hazards in a multicultural workforce

Atif Mohammed Ashraf, Luc Vechot, Stephanie C. Payne, Nathanael L. Keiser

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Abstract

Promote safety communication Ensure that all employees feel comfortable speaking up about any safety-related concerns and reporting unsafe conditions, behaviors, and incidents without retribution Maintain and communicate a commitment to safety Continue to value and prioritize safety and communicate that priority consistently to all employees through resource allocation and never compromising safety for production Reward safe behavior Encourage supervisors to regularly acknowledge employees' safe behaviors and publicize these to the workgroup OfTer safety training opportunities Monitor safety training needs and offer training and development opportunities when knowledge and skill deficiencies emerge.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCCPS Middle East Process Safety Conference 2017
PublisherAIChE
Pages288-302
Number of pages15
Volume2017-October
ISBN (Electronic)9781510852211
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
EventCCPS Middle East Process Safety Conference 2017 - Sanabis, Bahrain
Duration: 9 Oct 201711 Oct 2017

Other

OtherCCPS Middle East Process Safety Conference 2017
CountryBahrain
CitySanabis
Period9/10/1711/10/17

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

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Ashraf, A. M., Vechot, L., Payne, S. C., & Keiser, N. L. (2017). Communicating hazards in a multicultural workforce. In CCPS Middle East Process Safety Conference 2017 (Vol. 2017-October, pp. 288-302). AIChE.