CASE STUDY: UNLOCKING IDEAS

Safety Systems of Work

ROLE:

LEAD SAFETY TEAM SYSTEMS OF WORK RE-DESIGN

SCOPE OF WORK:

Safety Systems enhancement and Safety Team culture uplift

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.

VALUE DRIVER: UNLOCKING IDEAS

GLOBAL HSE MANAGER:

Thank you for advising and helping the team get through the majority of this shutdown without a critical and fatal incident. The team has quite a challenging journey ahead of them but I believe due to your presence/ influence they are going in the right direction. I know it was a last minute request to support us in this space but you jumped in with both feet without hesitation and for that I am appreciative.