Understanding the financial relevance of safe work practices - accounting for the costs of hurting people

Understanding the financial relevance of safe work practices - accounting for the costs of hurting people

9 May 2017, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM

Safety & Risk Solutions Theatre

Language:
English (Australia)
When trying to justify the business benefits of safety in order to get management buy in, if you can’t talk in financial terms the engagement is lost.
All businesses are in operations to make money – even charities.
 As a safety professional in a corporate environment you must know your numbers and how you can quantify the costs and benefits of your work.
Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Administrative functions in business must understand and manage budgets and business cases. When true dollars are applied action towards creating a safer workplace is created from new costs allocated to harm sources. This session will explore the positive impact on organisational safety of cost focusing and establishment of true costing of harm, discussing key elements of this harm accounting model: Creating a financial relevance for Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Administrative functions in business to help enable safety personnel to achieve their own KPIs of reducing harm Fine tuning and remedying existing risk management strategies Making HSEQ relevant by allowing HSEQ personnel to speak in financial terms Jillian Hamilton, CEO and Founder, Manage Damage

Contributors

  • Jillian Hamilton

    Speaker

    CEO and Founder

    Manage Damage

    Jillian is the founder and sole proprietor of Manage Damage, which harnesses the accumulation of her experience in senior Management and Risk...

OPENING TIMES
Wed 9 May Exhibition 10am - 6pm
Thur 10 May Exhibition 10am - 6pm
Fri 11 May Exhibition 10am - 6pm

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