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Slide 14

Slide 14


  • Title: SYSTEMS -- Performance Metrics
  • Type: Text Slide with Flowchart
  • Content:

    Performance Metrics

    • Leading Metrics
      • Attitudes (set up conditions, behavior)
        • Perception surveys
      • Program Elements
        • Training
        • Accountability
        • Communications
        • Planning & Evaluation
        • Roles & Procedures
        • Incident Investigation
      • Physical Conditions
        • Inspection
        • Audits
        • Risk assessment
        • Prevention & control
      • Behavior (action)
        • Observations
        • Feedback loops
      • Go to "Trailing Metrics"
    • Trailing Metrics
      • Incident or Near Miss
        • OSHA Recordables
        • Lost Workdays
        • Restricted Workdays
  • ORC Worldwide Metrics Taskforce Speaker Notes:

    To effectively manage anything -- You first must be able to measure it -- Safety is no different --

    • Historically -- we have used after the fact "trailing indicators" (measuring "failures")
    • Ideal situation is to develop a balanced scorecard of leading and trailing indicators -- the Key is to correlate leading with trailing to measure the effectiveness of your efforts. Maximum value from metrics.
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