Classroom Dates
22 - 26 Jul 2024 New York $6,950

There is a question “What is Nuclear Safety Culture, and Why is it important?”. The nuclear power industry has challenges to overcome, and safety must always remain the overriding priority at each level within the organisation. Any company or utility involved in nuclear power understands that promoting safe practices is critical. A safety culture means the core values and behaviours moulded as an output of an organisation’s leaders and individuals collectively committing to the emphasis of safety over competing goals to ensure the protection of people and the environment. It is often defined as how we do things when no one is watching.

This Nuclear Safety Culture training course is an opportunity to understand what different nuclear safety culture is and why it is vital for your organisation to be aware of the nuclear sector safety culture expectations. Whether you work directly in the nuclear industry or as a part of the supply chain, you will be required to demonstrate that your organisation has a thorough knowledge of the behavioural safety culture of the nuclear industry.

This training course will highlight:

  • The Safety Requirements of the Nuclear Sector
  • Importance and Traits of a Safety Culture
  • Implement and Maintain a Good Safety Culture
  • Human Factors
  • The role of leadership in building a good safety culture

By the end of this Energy Training Centre training course, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of a safety culture
  • Learn about the role of a nuclear safety case and the link between quality and safety
  • Understand the traits of a safety aware organisation
  • Analyse the current culture of their organisation and themselves
  • Appreciate different types and causes of error
  • Learn how organisations unwittingly set people up to fail
  • Assess the high-risk operations and processes in their business
  • Apply five tools to reduce the risk of error in the workplace and elsewhere

This training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes stimulating presentations supporting each of the topics together with interactive trainer lead sessions of discussion.

If you intend to have a role in the nuclear industry or supply chain, your business must demonstrate a suitable behavioural culture in safety and quality. 

The organisation will benefit as the following:

  • Be confident that your safety culture meets the expectations of the nuclear sector
  • Significantly reduce the number and severity of safety and quality events
  • Apply for nuclear business using nuclear industry safety terminology
  • Support staff to develop an enhanced safety awareness
  • Improved Safety Culture
  • Rise Company Reputation
  • Higher level of awareness of safety and therefore Productivity
  • Fewer Incidents/Accidents
  • Thorough understanding of Nuclear Safety

This is an opportunity for individuals attending online training courses to change how they think about safety in their work roles and their home lives. 

The participants will gain a deeper understanding and awareness of nuclear safety aspects to advance their careers 

  • Understand the importance of nuclear safety
  • The role of leadership in promoting a good safety culture
  • Develop personal action plans to enhance your contribution to nuclear safety
  • Contribution to the site safety
  • Demonstrate a suitable behavioural culture that will support business growth
  • Reduce incidents and events occurring within your area of responsibility

This Nuclear Safety Culture training course has general application and is suited to anyone who works or is planning to work within the nuclear sector. It will also be helpful for managers, leaders, and safety professionals to understand and improve the business safety culture.

This Energy Training Centre training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Safety professionals in businesses considering, entering or already in the nuclear supply chain
  • Leaders desiring to understand and improve the safety and quality culture in their business
  • Managers and supervisors wanting to establish higher standards of safety and quality
  • Sales personnel wanting to demonstrate that the business is suitably safety aware
  • Staff working on a nuclear facility or supplying products to the nuclear industry


  • Understanding culture
  • Three levels of a safety culture
  • Principles of a safety culture
  • Elements of a safety culture
  • Past incidents where safety culture failed
  • The role of leadership to advance safety culture


  • Learning from Past Nuclear Incidents
  • Stages of Maturity Level: The Safety Culture Ladder
  • Compliance
  • Human Factors
  • Cognitive Bias


  • Role of a Safety Case
  • Characteristics of a Safety Case
  • Stages of the Facility’s Lifecycle
  • Safety Culture Self-Assessment Process
  • Safety Culture Self-Assessment Methods


  • Competence, Knowledge and Skills
  • The five principles of human performance
  • Human Errors
  • Influencing factors of human performance
  • Improvement of human performance
  • Assurance and measurement of performance 


  • Management Systems
  • Responsibility of Management and Leadership
  • Resource Management
  • Process Management
  • Management of Change
  • Safe Work: Permit to Work Systems
  • Performance Measure and KPI’s