Lean Safety: Improving Your Safety Culture

Provided by: MEP Courses

In manufacturing environments, a proactive approach to safety, with involvement from employees at all levels, can increase employee productivity and commitment, save money, and improve the organizationís reputation. In this course, you will learn how lean manufacturing concepts, such as eliminating the eight wastes, can be used to improve safety; you will also learn the fundamentals of building a culture of safety commitment as opposed to compliance.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain how lean concepts can be used to improve safety
  • Describe the difference between safety compliance and safety commitment
  • Explain how to build a culture of safety commitment
  • Describe the process associated with a gemba safety walk
  • List best practices for implementing safety solutions
  • List key elements required for maintaining safety commitment.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for Safety professionals, engineers, managers and supervisors, and other personnel responsible for workplace safety.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart People


Purdue University MEP

Employee Type

Leadership, Change Leaders, 1st Level Supervisor

Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort

2 hours