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Lopsided SMS: 6 Ways to Balance Metrics and Improve Outcomes

Sep 08, 2022

Sponsored by SafeStart


Sponsored by SafeStart. Competing priorities in safety can lead to an imbalance of efforts to outcomes. With limited time and budget, it’s critical to know which areas to focus on to maximize improvements and minimize wasted effort. Gain practical guidance on how you can combine the ANSI/ASSP Z16.1-2022 consensus standard on safety and health metrics with human factors management to achieve a balanced approach to managing complex safety systems.

What You Will Learn

  • Explain the need for a balanced approach to manage the interconnected complexities of work
  • Review six common imbalances between safety efforts and outcomes
  • Discuss different ways to use standards and metrics to maximize safety improvements

Tim Page-Bottorff, CSP, CIT, Senior Safety Consultant, SafeStart
Tim Page-Bottorff_SmallTim Page-Bottorff’s passion for safety makes him a motivating speaker and a sought-after consultant. He has more than 20 years of experience in occupational health, safety and the environment, is a veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Storm and a recipient of the Humanitarian Service Medal. Page-Bottorff has been published in various industry magazines and is the author of The Core of Four: 4 Tools to Navigate Roadblocks to Great Human Performance. His enthusiasm and ability to use humor always puts his audiences at ease and makes his sessions engaging and memorable.

Peter Batrowny, Implementation Specialist, SafeStart
Peter Batrowny is a leading global environmental, health, safety and physical security executive and a highly regarded speaker in the industry. As a bilingual speaker and Six Sigma Green Belt, he is adept at discussing complex subjects and culturally connecting with employees on a deeper level to understand their needs. Batrowny has presented at National Safety Congress, Campbell Institute symposiums and the SafeStart Human Factors Conference. He has also appeared on SafeStart podcasts and Larry Wilson Live, and participated in SafeConnection expert panels.


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