“S.E.A.T.” Safety Coaching Method: Get Agreement and Thank Them

S.E.A.T. coaching model: get agreementWe’ve been looking at a safety coaching method that allows us to have a non-confrontational, non-threatening conversation with someone that we see engaged in an unsafe behavior.  The “Have a S.E.A.T.” coaching method starts with Stopping the Action and Engaging the employee.  The final two steps in this method are to get Agreement, and then Thank them for their time.

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Eric Svendsen
Eric Svendsen, Ph.D., is Principal and lead change agent for safetyBUILT-IN, a safety-leadership learning and development organization. He has over 20 years experience in creating and executing outcomes-based leadership development and culture change initiatives aligned to organizational goals, and he personally led the safety-culture initiatives of a number of client organizations that resulted in “best ever safety performance” years for those companies.