Measures during Corona

This week an umbrella policy has been drawn up by NEN outlining the way audits should be handled during this Corona crisis. This policy follows the guidelines (T051) of the Dutch Accrediting Body which in turn are based on international guidelines.

Although the T051 offers good guidance, it has not been prepared for audits aimed at observing behavior and culture. For this reason, an additional chapter has been devised for the Safety Culture Ladder, based on the NEN policy.

The central message is that certification bodies may postpone an audit if conducting this audit is not possible due to the imposed measures related to the Coronavirus. The certification bodies must proactively inform NEN of this postponement. The maximum deferral period for issuing the certificate is 6 months.

Conducting remote audits is permitted in a number of exceptional cases and only in areas where no behavioral observations need to be made. For all conditions and details, see the policy document with measures.

Stay healthy.

News archive

26-02-2018

Safety Culture Ladder at The Safety Summit in Schelle, Belgium

On 25 April 2018 The Safety Summit will take place in Schelle, Belgium The Safety Summit is the conference on sustainable safety and wellbeing at work, where people who are inspired by safety and wellbeing can discover innovative safety ...

19-02-2018

Safety Culture Ladder present at the annual congress on ‘Industrial Safety’

On Thursday 25 January 2018 the Annual Congress on Industrial Safety took place in DeFabrique in Utrecht. Knowledge sharing and interaction among professionals are the main topics of the congress. The latest developments in machine safety, ...

23-01-2018

‘Safety Culture Ladder’ part of the Annual Congress on Industrial Safety

Keynote speaker Mr Guido Fricke from TenneT will present the Safety Culture Ladder as one of the instruments TenneT uses to achieve safe behaviour and attitude to the annual congress on Industrial Safety to be held on 25 January 2018 in Utr...

29-11-2017

SCL trainings for companies

Training 'How to implement the SCL'? In 2018 trainings will be organized for companies that intend to implement the Safety Culture Ladder. Dates: 22-23 March 2018, Utrecht 31 May - 1 June 2018, Delft 29-30 November 2018, Amsterdam P...

23-11-2017

Auditor training SCL 2018

The Netherlands In 2018 trainings will be organized for system auditors with little or no experience of the Safety Culture Ladder on the following dates: 17 (+18) January 2018, Delft 22(+29) March 2018, Amsterdam 1 (+8) November 2018, U...