- Global firm specialising in materials handling, reduction technologies and automation
- Headquartered in Canada with sites in Europe, North America and Australia
- 1000+ employees
- Create a stronger, more positive safety culture
- Increase safety leadership knowledge and skills
- Improve safety performance
- Significant increase in self-reported safety leadership behaviours, with improvements ranging from 8-17%
In 2012, Sentis partnered with a global firm specialising in materials handling, reduction technologies and automation. Extensive collaboration and consultation identified the need to target safety leadership development across the organisation. Together, Sentis and the client partnered to deliver the Sentis 360° Safety Leadership Assessment and training program, followed by a year-long series of individual coaching sessions to promote positive change and sustainable growth in safety leadership knowledge, skills and motivation. As a result, the client saw a marked improvement in safety leadership ability across all eight safety leadership competencies.
Over the course of the safety leadership initiative, Sentis conducted the following activities:
To evaluate the impact of the safety leadership development pathway program, Sentis measured outcomes associated with program participation as well as coaching effectiveness. Results included:
- 100% of participants indicated that they learned new safety leadership skills and knowledge
- 100% of participants reported improved confidence to demonstrate safety leadership skills
- Self-reported performance in all eight safety leadership competencies increased significantly after the program, with improvements ranging from 8%-17%.
Participant feedback has also been extremely positive:
- “I am much more ‘comfortable’ in implementing our safety program and in leading teams that may lag behind on our safety culture. The course has greatly increased my capacity to feel at ease and walk the talk with regards to safety.”
- “I have improved my communication skills when it comes time to challenge the teams’ safety behaviours. I also involve the team further in decision-making to give them the feeling of ownership on safety decisions.”
"I am much more ‘comfortable’ in implementing our safety program and in leading teams that may lag behind on our safety culture. The course has greatly increased my capacity to feel at ease and walk the talk with regards to safety."Interested to learn more about our approach and how we can help your business? Send us a message or call 1300 653 042.
Sentis specialises in safety culture measurement and transformation. Experts in applied psychology and neuroscience, Sentis helps organisations to enhance and move beyond compliance to empower employees to work safely—not because they have to, but because they want to. Offering assessments, training, coaching and consulting, Sentis has helped more than 300 companies and 150,000 people think differently about safety since 2003.