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    CULTURE AND LEADERSHIP

    Conference highlights ‘leadership from top’ as key to safety  

    Over 50 of the most senior managers of companies operating in the North Sea offshore oil and gas industry were reminded that leadership is the key to securing offshore safety. At an international summit organised by the North Sea Offshore Authorities Forum ( NSOAF) regulators and industry discussed health and safety challenges facing the offshore industry and the essential role leadership plays in tackling them. The Head of HSE’s Offshore Division said: “The key to embedding a successful safety culture is strong and active leadership from the top”

    Comment: A different industry but with a message that is often repeated by those in the construction industry who achieve the greatest improvements in health and safety. Leadership from the top of an organisation sets the culture, establishes priorities and drives the action required for effective safety management and sensible behaviour.

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