b.SAFE is Beehive's safety culture brand. We are at the cutting edge of behavioural safety research, having a partnered with Bangor University's Psychology Department and Paul Carter, neuro-psychologist, to explore new areas of behavioural safety, in particular the key interpersonal factors that most impact on safety behaviour. The work we do is appreciated by our clients:
'This is a cutting edge company for behavioural safety way ahead of their rivals. I should know I worked with them when developing our company behaviour programme. Achieved amazing results. Just ask our clients 😀', Mick Edwards, EHS Manager at GE
The b.SAFE D2iP Safety Leadership Programme is a 12 month leadership programme designed to develop the behaviours and skills that most contribute to a high performing safety culture. We believe that investing in the development of your most valuable and often most expensive resource pays dividends - see here to see how one D2iP participant from a client organisation got a six-figure ROI from the D2iP programme. Find out more about our b.SAFE D2iP Safety Leadership Programme and how you can get the same return on your investment.
The D2iP is an NSAN endorsed programme. This is a quality standard given to high quality training provided to the nuclear industry for which there is currently no industry standard.
Beehive is an employer-nominated approved provider for the National Skills Academy Nuclear, specialising in individual and organisational behaviour change.
There is now growing recognition of the contribution to safety culture of non-technical training such as the development of coaching, mentoring, leadership and management skills – areas where Beehive excels. Beehive is involved in the development of Human Performance capacity in the nuclear sector at a time when recent significant research and analysis of accidents has highlighted the need to focus on the Human Performance aspects of organisational arrangements within the nuclear industry to enhance the development of High Reliability Organisations (HROs). Regulatory authorities now increasingly require employers to provide a clear demonstration of organisational competence in the area of Human Performance and that’s where we can help your organisation.
We are able to deliver training to nuclear industry standard, including the two-day The Nuclear Triple Bar Manufacturing workshop, and the one-day Human Performance Fundamentals workshop.
Launched on March 12th 2018 ISO 45001 is the new international safety standard that replaces OHSAS 18001. The new standard is designed to change the position of EHS from one of being ‘bolted on’ to the business to it being ‘built-in’ to organisational systems. This shift in focus represents a real opportunity for cultural change.
A look at some of the key differences between the two standards might help to explain why. ISO 45001 includes:
These changes have the potential to be what is known in the field of organisational development (OD) as ‘second order changes’ – change that can transform organisations.
Most behaviour change initiatives fail because the type of change required is misdiagnosed. Most culture change initiatives fail because the wider implications of the changes required aren’t fully understood or accommodated. Organisational development is a field which includes:
As an OD consultancy Beehive is perfectly placed to help organisations make the changes to mindsets, skills and tools needed to transition to ISO 45001. If you have certification to OHSAS 18001 you will have a window of three years to migrate to ISO 45001 to maintain the validity of certification (see NQA Information re 45001). And because ISO 45001 represents an opportunity for cultural rather than simply procedural change, the soone
The use of reenactment is a common learning tool in safety critical industries where learning through trial and error is not an option. The use of actors, role play and reenactment engage and immerse participants in a way second only to real life, allowing them to rehearse and debrief specific scenarios and situations to give them a new way forwards or to maximise the learning.
b.SAFE reenactment workshops combine our 20 years of experience of organisational behaviour, cutting edge research into safety behaviours, highly skilled and experienced actors and expert Beehive facilitators to enhance behaviour change in areas such as:
Beehive now offers a one-day introduction to Human Performance workshop, the b.SAFE 'Fundamentals of Human Performance'. ‘Human Performance focuses on both reducing errors and managing defences to create immunity from significant events’ (UK Nuclear Human Performance Forum).
"This is a cutting edge company, way ahead of their rivals. I should know, I worked with them developing our company behaviour programme. Amazing results, just ask our clients. Mick Edwards, HSE Manager, GE"
Beehive has been working in the field of behavioural safety and safety culture for the last seven years, applying its organisational development expertise and tried and tested behaviour change approaches to safety critical sectors including the nuclear and power industries. b.SAFE is Beehive's safety culture brand.
The change from ISO 18001 to 45001 to be announced in January next year requires significant shifts in both behaviours and culture, and Beehive is ideally positioned to support organisations through the transition process.
Interdependency is the safety culture associated with the fewest accidents and injuries and is therefore the safest way of working - (ref research by Du Pont Du Pont Bradley Curve).Trust is the key interpersonal component of Interdependency - (ref Beehive/Bangor University research).
Trust is an attitude. To increase trust and therefore interdependency it is necessary to demonstrate you are worthy of trust by displaying trustworthy behaviours - (ref Beehive/Bangor research &Trustworthiness Elements)
If you demonstrate trustworthiness through the five elements, others are invited to reciprocate and therefore trust and interdependency builds. The five behaviours are:
The D2iP b.SAFE Leadership Programme is all about developing the five elements of trustworthy behaviour.
The D2iQ metric is about measuring where people are on the spectrum of reactive - interdependent behaviours and how their behaviour changes over time in response to development.
Beehive approached ILM in 2016 with a proposal for an ILM coaching and mentoring programme that combined:
We wanted to maintain the integrity of the level 5 accreditation with its focus on skills development and organisational context, but replacing the usual organisational models with those from behavioural modification, safety culture and human performance to make the programme context specific. After consultation Beehive was given permission to design and market the programme.
We are the only organisation offering this particular combination of accreditation, skills development and context-specific content.
The programme is five days in length, comprising three taught modules with guided learning and practical workplace activities in between. Accreditation is achieved through the submission of assignments and the completion of 12 hrs of documented workplace coaching or mentoring.
1) Induction - Phone call from facilitator and reflective questionnaire.
2) Guided learning - Resource list for research and guided learning between modules including independent research, reading, practise of techniques, completion of individual exercises to increase self-awareness, and reflection and maintenance of the learning log.
3) Input Modules - See below
4) Coaching practise and supervision - The ILM requirement for level 5 certificate is for 12 hrs of coaching practise which can include on-site and task observation
5) Assignment submission - The submission date for assignments is six months after the end of the modules.
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