Grit was engaged to review and redesign key Safety Systems as part of a broader safety team change program and provide shutdown support at a copper smelter and refinery.
As part of the organization safety culture change intervention a review of the safety team structure and work of the role was conducted. Co-design of the future safety state was developed, which saw a shift in focus and accountability for safety at all levels of the operations instead of being compliance based. Dedicated safety leadership coaching and technical expertise was provided to all departments during the intervention and extra support provided during a major shutdown project. Facilitation of the re-design of key safety systems to improve ownership and effectiveness included permit to work, pre-start and safety investigations.