Safety Performance Improvement (SPI)
Safety Research & Consultancy Group
Industrial Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic
Safety Performance Improvement (SPI) is a four-month
programme that focuses on identification and
implementation of safety improvement opportunities through
the process of Safety Management Review. SPI combines
consultant expertise with a performance-based risk
management methodology to work with the client to achieve
results oriented change.
The SPI Process
Members of the SRCG*, in collaboration with the project
coordinator of the client, department heads, managers and
supervisors will seek to understand the current state of
operations, identify opportunities and develop safety
solutions substantiated by a change in baseline safety
performance. SPI aims at delivering sustainable results to
help clients solve occupational safety and health (OSH)
problems, meet the prevailing OSH regulations, and
define and measure through baseline audit, data
collection, stakeholder interviews, risk assessment and
explore and identify opportunities for improvement;
analyse and develop safety solutions with the client;
develop a safety plan and prioritise improvement
opportunities through task force teams;
implement solutions with the client; and
sustain improvements through training and subscription
to the agreed safety plan.
management review, including a baseline audit,
interviewing staff, and risk assessment.
Identification of critical safety issues and improvement
Developing a safety plan and formulating implementation
strategies based on the findings on-site.
Seeking agreement on the proposed safety plan and
strategies with the client.
Providing rollout safety management training for the
implementation of the agreed safety plan.
SPI solutions result in your organization improved quality
of care culture. Using a hands-on approach that directly
involves staff, SPI helps develop appropriate safety
solutions to assist the client in achieving substantial,
realized safety benefits, and at the same time ensuring
that safety standards are maintained and improved.
Areas of Focus
Risk assessment and identification of critical safety
Identification of safety training needs
Strategic safety planning
Soliciting management commitment and staff participation
Upon completion of the project, to provide 2-year safety
performance monitoring service with web-based support
and accident/incident analysis by members of the SCRG.
Under separate agreements, to provide safety training to
meet identified needs of the client