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Safety Culture

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Course Unit Code040-1109/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle, Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionEnglish
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
SLO0110Mgr. Ivana Slováčková
Summary
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Students will be able
• to describe different stages of safety culture
• to understand variation and similarity among the different models of safety culture
• to define the main indicators for different stages of safety culture
• to understand principles during changing process during development of safety culture
• to apply knowledge - prepare plan for increasing level of safety culture in company
• to take the role of OHS manager in development of safety culture level
Course Contents
1. Safety culture - history, definition, development
2. From Safety at nuclear installation to Occupational H&S, Guidelines for safety culture
3. Phase of the development of the Safety culture in the company - basic indicators
4. How to measure a safety culture?
5. Safe behavior - a key factor of Safety culture, principles of human behavior, a model of human behavior.
6. Creating a safe routine, group behavior, changes in human behavior, psychological aspects important to creating safe habits.
7. The role of individual levels of leadership in creating a culture of safety, effective leadership.
8. Missions, visions and goals - their role for the safety culture. OHS promotion.
9. Communication as a key factor for achieving a high level of safety culture
10. Employee engagement and involvement in OHS
11. Safety management tools and their interconnection with safety culture
12. Linking Process Safety and OHS
13. Safety culture development - change management
14. The most common problems in implementing programs to develop a safety culture, deteriorating the safety culture
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
SAFETY SERIES No. 75-INSAG-4
SAFETY CULTURE, A report by the International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group
IAEA, VIENNA, 1991
STI/PUB/882, ISBN 92-0-123091-5, ISSN 0074-1892

SAFETY CULTURE IN NUCLEAR INSTALLATIONS: GUIDANCE FOR USE IN THE
ENHANCEMENT OF SAFETY CULTURE
IAEA, VIENNA, 2002, IAEA-TECDOC-1329
ISBN 92–0–119102–2, ISSN 1011–4289
SAFETY SERIES No. 75-INSAG-4
SAFETY CULTURE, A report by the International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group
IAEA, VIENNA, 1991
STI/PUB/882, ISBN 92-0-123091-5, ISSN 0074-1892

SAFETY CULTURE IN NUCLEAR INSTALLATIONS: GUIDANCE FOR USE IN THE
ENHANCEMENT OF SAFETY CULTURE
IAEA, VIENNA, 2002, IAEA-TECDOC-1329
ISBN 92–0–119102–2, ISSN 1011–4289
Recommended Reading:
KEY PRACTICAL ISSUES IN STRENGTHENING SAFETY CULTURE
VIENNA, INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, 2002.
(INSAG series, ISSN 1025–2169 ; INSAG-15)
STI/PUB/1137, ISBN 92–0–112202–0

Safety Culture maturity model, Dr Mark Fleming,
The Keil Centre 5, Edinburgh EH9 9LJ ii © Crown copyright 2001 ISBN 0 7176 1919 2
KEY PRACTICAL ISSUES IN STRENGTHENING SAFETY CULTURE
VIENNA, INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, 2002.
(INSAG series, ISSN 1025–2169 ; INSAG-15)
STI/PUB/1137, ISBN 92–0–112202–0

Safety Culture maturity model, Dr Mark Fleming,
The Keil Centre 5, Edinburgh EH9 9LJ ii © Crown copyright 2001 ISBN 0 7176 1919 2
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Seminars, Individual consultations
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined