Providing a safe working environment for our associates is our first priority and the driver for our Safety Management Systems.
These systems include, Safety Policy Processes, Safety Management Systems Audit, Behavioral Based Safety, and Occupational Health to exceed standard regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
Behavioral Based Safety
Dr. Aubrey Daniels, the world’s preeminent behavioral scientist said, “Behavioral Based Safety (BBS) is about identifying barriers to safe behavior and designing and implementing a strategy for ensuring that the work environment, practices, and policies support behaving safely.” Dr. Daniels boils it down to three simple elements:
We agree with Dr. Daniels.
Americold has adopted the behavior base safety principles for our associates. Our program ensures one in six warehouse associates will be observed for safe behaviors during their weekly tasks.