Be a Next-generation Safety Leader
NSC Safety Leadership Program
The National Safety Council Safety Leadership Program is an in-depth curriculum designed to give executives, business leaders and operational management the safety skills they need to be successful. It shows these key players how to lead others to achieve and sustain an injury-free workplace.
Using the Safety Leadership Model – Planning, People and Performance – this course guides leaders to foster a successful safety and health organization.
Modules 1 through 3 are required. Participants choose three additional modules based on their interests. In all, six modules must be completed for certification.
Emphasizes the importance of managing an organization safely. Content goes beyond compliance to cover safety practices in your organization and how to prepare for – and avoid – an OSHA visit.
Helps safety leaders understand their role in facilitating safety and health. The course explores how to ensure employees are engaged and be a proactive leader. It forms the basis of building a culture with improved productivity, profitability, quality and safety.
Explores the characteristics of great safety and health leaders. This course takes the safety leader on a journey to understand what kind of leader they are and what they should aspire to be from a safety perspective.
Identifies common safety and health performance measures to evaluate the effectiveness of a safety and health system. The course covers how to identify safety key performance indicators, monitor KPIs and the importance of leading versus lagging indicators.
Covers how to communicate effectively with employees, customers, and other key internal and external stakeholders to achieve safety and health goals. Covers communication approaches and strategies for engaging employees in safe behaviors.
Details how recognition and rewards can improve employee engagement and morale. The content highlights the types of rewards and recognition that can be used to boost safety and health, along with the best ways to leverage them.
Prepares safety leaders to fulfill their role by identifying future leaders, both internally and externally. The module covers strategies and methods for identifying future leaders, plus how to equip them with the skills to manage safety and health.
Examines the key parts of the HOP philosophy and ways to apply them toward safety and health in an organization. Participants will understand how organizations can minimize the effects of human errors by promoting defenses that mitigate risk.