Theory

Definitions

Brain Based Safety tries to refresh the frame of reference of safety management in general and of why people behave in a safe/unsafe way. This new frame can only be described by using new words. These words are defined here.

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Model of behavior

If we want to influence behavior, the first question is how behavior is generated. Most of us are familiar with the nature-nurture discussion, but do these two really explain the origin of behavior?

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Core elements of safe behavior

Ons brein kent vele samenwerkende systemen die zorg dragen voor onze persoonlijke veiligheid. Op gesimplificeerde wijze zijn hier enkele processen weergegeven.

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The added value

Brain Based Safety is inspired by a different view on human behavior. This vision expresses itself mostly in the following statements:

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