The Robert Gordon University carried out an extensive study which focused on effective supervisory safety leadership behaviors in the offshore oil and gas industry. The study provided the industry with further evidence of the importance of the supervisor in the management of safety.

Four aspects of supervisor safety management were found to be important.

These were:

  1. Valuing subordinates
  2. Visiting the worksite frequently
  3. A participative style of management
  4. Effective safety communication.

The study results suggested that the subordinates of supervisors who display these behaviors most frequently are less likely to be involved in an accident

Read entire 88 page study here.

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