Tag: Safety Culture

Tag: Safety Culture

Maritime Safety Culture and the Broken Windows Theory

Nov 23, 2017 Murray Goldberg 0 Blog , Introduction The human element as it relates to safety culture is both fascinating and important. Anyone involved in maritime safety needs to have a basic understanding of how human nature influences organizational safety attitudes and performance. This article looks at one important aspect which explains why it is difficult to [...] READ MORE

BC Ferries and their Move to Blended Learning

Mar 23, 2017 Marine Learning Systems 0 Blog , , , , In 2007, BC Ferries embarked on a major initiative called SailSafe to improve safety. A key program from this was the creation of an objective and standardized approach to familiarization training. Named SEA (Standardized Education and Assessment), the training program consists of an intensive blended learning approach. It replaces their [...] READ MORE

Improving Safety Culture and Training: Additional Lessons

Aug 24, 2016 Murray Goldberg 2 Blog , , Introduction In the first article of this series I began a discussion on what maritime organizations can do to improve training performance and organizational culture without having a large budget to devote to the task.  I used as an example an organization of 100 employees which felt as though their training program [...] READ MORE

Maritime Safety Culture: An Interview with Captain John Wright

Mar 9, 2016 Murray Goldberg 8 Blog , , Introduction This is the second in a series of articles on Safety Culture in the maritime industry. As mentioned in the first article, "Safety Culture" is one of those terms that is used a lot in the maritime industry. But how many of us can define it, and how do we know if [...] READ MORE

Maritime Safety Culture: What is it and How to Improve It?

Feb 25, 2016 Murray Goldberg 0 Blog , , Introduction "Safety Culture" is a term that is often used in the maritime industry. Every operator wants a "good" safety culture, and everyone agrees that it's an important topic. But how do you define a "good" safety culture? How do you know if your organization has it? How do you [...] READ MORE
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