A better way is the best identified approach to a high risk task or any work practice based upon getting it right first time.
A better way or best practice is a method or technique that has consistently shown results superior to those achieved with other means, and that is used as a benchmark.
A "best" practice can evolve to become a better way of work as improvements are discovered; a better way results in doing things right first time.
When should you do a Take 5? Complete a Take 5 before starting any task or during the taskwhen there is a change in work or environment conditions. By answering the questions in the Take 5 booklet you will be prompted to identify risks to yourself, your workmates, equipment and the environment.
The Take 5 process involves the five following steps:
Safety Walk Program
The more management observe safety, correct hazards & model safe behaviours, the more incident rates go down
A good safety walk will:
What to look for?
If you see something unsafe
It is always important to understand why the person is living with the potential danger.
The 5 Whys is a question-asking technique used to explore the cause-and-effect relationships underlying a particular problem. The primary goal of the technique is to determine the root cause of a defect or problem.
The following example demonstrates the basic process: