Guidance for profound Safety Leadership in safety-critical industries

The 12-13 December 2022, the Swedish Human Factors arranged a yearly recurring Crew Resource Management (CRM) Seminar ( focusing on CRM in practice. Tapora attended, together with New View Consulting, a brilliant seminar hosted by the Human Factors Network in Sweden ( focusing on Crew Resource Management in practice. At this seminar, we completed a presentation entitled “Safe and Efficient Teams Through Safety Leadership”.

Our seminar contribution has inspired us to put this new article together, which outlines pitfalls and solutions to better Safety Leadership in safety-critical industries. In many organizations, there is a significant focus on safety and ensuring that the staff commits themselves to safety without providing proper direction. We outline what we learned can be helpful in this context utilizing our experiences from several global operating organizations. We hope you find it inspiring and practical.