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November 17, 2022 15:05

Safety culture

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Safety culture plays an important role in ensuring the safety of Dutch industry. This knowledge collection gives you a foundation to get started with supervision in your organization. The knowledge collection ranges from informative and educational resources, to practical tools and fact sheets that you can apply to your situation.

Typical measures to get this issue right in one's own organization

What situations are we talking about?

An incident, or escalation from a small unusual occurrence to a major incident, resulting from an immature safety culture of an organisation.

In general, the safety performance of an organisation is closely related to the level of maturity of its safety culture.


  • The tone of the summit

  • The perception that stakeholders have about what is said about security and what actually happens

  • The formal and informal decision model of an organisation

  • The freedom that employees feel to discuss safety topics and the way in which this is subsequently handled

  • A 'proactive' attitude in dealing with security issues

  • Setting priorities with regard to safety

  • The timely and adequate follow-up of improvement actions

  • Incentives through an organisation's reward system

  • The learning capacity of an organisation

  • Competence (knowledge and experience) of employees and managers






Questions from the strategic leadership role about risks and control measures that point to answers in the Knowledge base

What and how?

Questions from various tactical or operational leadership roles about risks and control measures that point to answers in the Knowledge base

What's going on?

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Recommended reference works

  • Handreiking | NPAL: Handreiking De Veilige Plant
  • Tool | DV2030: Quick Start Just Culture

In the news

  • Article | Speech Rosita Thé: Companies, grab your social responsibility
  • Podcast | Pros and cons of the safety ladder with Sander Zwanikken

What initiatives are available to me? 

Below you will find information about projects related to this knowledge collection in which Safety Delta Netherlands is involved.

  • Completed SVO 170098: Digital Safety Passport
  • Research question: ethical aspects in decision-making
  • Project: Better Learning Information in Chemistry by Looking Ahead (BLIC Ahead)


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