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The NASA Safety Center (NSC) hosts live events throughout the year on a variety of topics of interest to the Safety and Mission Assurance community. Find information on select upcoming events and take advantage of on-demand videos for some of the NSC's past events.

Assessing and Maintaining a Safety Culture

Safety Culture is a reflection of an organization's values, attitudes, perceptions, competencies and patterns of behavior towards safety and health management. Factors such as personal commitment, communication and learning strongly influence how safety culture is developed and applied at an individual level.

Assessing and Maintaining a Safety Culture

Leading Indicators: The Elusive "Holy Grail" of Safety and Health Risk Management

Many safety and health organizations spend time and resources on leading indicators. They are drawn to the promise of prevention. Using tools such as training, defined organizational values and data management, they have an opportunity to measure signs and intervene before injury or mishap occurs. However, the questions of prioritization and objectivity regarding what and how to measure indicators remain a challenge.

Leading Indicators: The Elusive "Holy Grail" of Safety and Health Risk Management

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After viewing the event, return to the Events page, click the “Get SATERN Credit” button again and then click the "Go to SATERN" button.

  1. Click “Record Learning” under the Easy Links pod
  2. Search for “SMA Professional Development Training” and click "Next"
  3. Click the radio-dial button for SMA Professional Development Training and click “Next”
  4. Select “OTHER_COMP (Completion) – For Credit” in the Completion Status dropdown
  5. Fill out the Completion Date, Completion Time, Total Hours and Contact Hours fields and click “Next”
  6. Enter a description for your professional development activity in the Comments field and click “Next”
  7. Review your entry and either click “Finish” if no changes are needed or “Previous” to edit your content
  8. Attach any documents that serve as Objective Quality Evidence that you completed the stated activity (this is optional)

For more information on recording professional development opportunities, including an instructional video, read "Earn Credit for Your Professional Development Activities."


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