Redesigning the Safety Function for the Year 2000

Redesigning the Safety Function for the Year 2000, a 1995 article by Rosa Carrillo has been quoted as a seminal article for the application of systems thinking to safety as well as an in depth explanation of safety culture.

Redesigning Safety presents an open systems model for redesigning the safety, health and environment (SH&E) function of companies. Description of the Simon Open System model for organization design; Four-step change process; Role of organizational culture in the change process; Case study using the models in real-time; Implications of systems thinking for redesigning the function.

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  1. […] the first safety culture assessment processes as part of my masters thesis in 1993. You can read my research paperpublished in the Professional Safety Journal. I have grown disenchanted with the process due to the […]

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