What is Cultural Based Safety™?

The Cultural Based Safety™ process involves six basic steps to target job site incident reduction, resulting in significant claim cost savings to construction companies.

This HRS Cultural Based Safety™ process integrates:

  • the use of technology 
  • real life construction experience
  • proven safety science factors
  • consistent reinforcing communications to all subcontracted workforce members

This results is a straightforward approach to reduce job site incidents and claim costs.

This process has been developed from real-life construction experience and is supported by historical research from high hazard construction industry sectors and safety science experts around the world.

The basic steps flow in a continual cycle as follows:

  • Management Commitment. It is recognized that Lend Lease has made significant investments in safety management systems. This commitment has improved the safe working conditions for thousands of construction workforce members. Learn more about Management Commitment.
  • Safety Training. This step recognizes that safe behavior requires agility. There will always be new job site circumstances that affect safety behavior. The Cultural Based Safety™ process will target specific workforce behavioral factors that cause incident/injury. Learn more about Safety Training.
  • Haz-Trac Utilization. Paperwork obligations have become the enemy of effective job site safety performance. Haz-Trac is designed for efficiency in identifying and correcting hazards to improve incident and cost reductions. Learn more about this step.
Cultural Based Safety process
  • Reporting. HRS will administer various reporting methods from Haz-Trac, and incident-based lessons learned outcomes. Learn more about this step.
  • Safety Recognition.  Everyone’s reason for going to work is personal. The HRS recommended Safety Recognition plan is designed to set our clients apart from other builders who simply comply with traditional safety regulations. Learn more about this step.
  • Sustainable Change. Workforce members have to be won over in the early stages so that they want to work safely and be recognized by management instead of being forced to work safely. Learn more about this step.