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Realising that safety procedures alone would not prevent injuries and incidents, the senior team at ESB partnered with WhyNot to take on the next level of safety. More than just another behavioural programme, the Safe & Sound programme got to work on the underlying mindsets that were holding the current culture in place.
The Siemens (Ireland) senior team knew they had to ‘be’ different if they wanted to bring digital transformation to their clients. Introducing this leading edge thinking, would require taking on new challenges, learning in partnership with their clients and managing the uncertainty of not knowing.
As one of Dublin’s busiest construction sites, Walls Construction were faced with the challenge of delivering this prominent project safely whilst juggling budget and tight deadlines. Managing contractors and overcoming the difficulties the pandemic, Walls set out to become of the safest construction sites in Dublin.
Still wondering whether lasting change is possible? Here, our clients share the impact of our programmes, the results and some of our key concepts that really made a difference.
Gary O’Callaghan, CEO Siemens Ireland, talks through an important concept brought up early within our Adaptive Leadership Programme. What is the difference between a Technical and an Adaptive challenge? Why is it important to know the difference and how strong leadership can be achieved without knowing all the answers.
James O’Toole, Division Director for Walls Construction, talks about the legacy of the Positive Safety Culture that was created and nurtured on site at one of the busiest construction sites in the centre of Dublin.
Workers on site at Project Fitzwilliam share their experience of the WhyNot Supervisor Development Programme and the effect it’s had on how they approach safety.
Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) are committed to creating a safe working environment for everyone. Having completed several behavioural safety programmes, it was time for the next generation of safety.
ESB’s CEO, Pat O’Doherty, knew that something different was required to transform the safety culture within the organisation. Realising that processes and procedures alone would not prevent injuries and incidents, Pat and his team partnered with WhyNot to take on the next level of safety. Using WhyNot’s Integral Assessment, senior managers were able to identify and work on the underlying mindsets and perspectives that were holding the current culture in place.
Siemens worked with WhyNot to design a programme of development, coaching and application that built on the strengths of the existing culture and equipped the top team with Adaptive Leadership thinking and skills – the ability to take on seemingly intractable challenges, thrive, take on new learning and achieve the seemingly impossible…
Tasked with the fit-out of Project Fitzwilliam, Walls recognised that the success of the project went beyond smooth delivery. As one of Dublin’s busiest construction sites, Walls were faced with the challenge of delivering this prominent project safely. Managing contractors and overcoming the difficulties the pandemic, this was going to be a huge undertaking. Project Fitzwilliam set out to become the safest construction site in Dublin.
Project Fitzwilliam committed to a Positive Safety Culture, based on open communication, trust and respect. Partnering with WhyNot, a supervisor development programme started to work on changing attitudes to safety on site. Through these 3 key stages of development, supervisors became safety leaders, empowering their colleagues to speak up and choose the safest route for themselves and others.