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Prof. T. Hikmet Karakoc
Anadolu University, Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Turkey

IJET 2012 Vol.4(5): 594-596 ISSN: 1793-8236
DOI: 10.7763/IJET.2012.V4.440

Steps for the Behavioural Based Safety: A Case Study Approach

Faridah Ismail and Ahmad Ezanee Hashim
Abstract—A more closely monitoring on employees’ behaviours proof to resolve safety problems. This paper presents the Behavioural Based Safety (BBS) approach, for workplace safety improvement. This approach focuses on changing unsafe into safe behaviour. The objective of this research is to determine the implementation steps involved for BBS approach towards safety improvement. Case Study approach into three Oil and Gas practicing BBS had been chosen. Semi-structured interview, questionnaires survey and on field observation were conducted to retrieve information. The findings revealed that the implementation steps are not limited to the four basic steps as found in literature. Unsafe work processes, unsafe condition and unsafe work procedure were identified as the additional elements noted during the observations steps.
Index Terms—Employees’ behaviour, implementation steps, oil and gas, safety improvement.
The authors are with the Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: farid346@salam.uitm.edu.my; ezanee54@yahoo.com).


Cite: Faridah Ismail and Ahmad Ezanee Hashim, "Steps for the Behavioural Based Safety: A Case Study Approach," International Journal of Engineering and Technology vol. 4, no. 5, pp.594-596, 2012.
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