Reducing Loss of Primary Containment Through Leadership Accountability

Thursday • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM • Location: Ryman Studio J


Angela Lebbon, Ph.D.
Behavioral Safety Leadership Specialist
Eastman Chemical

Loss of Primary Containment (LOPCs) is a critical issue in chemical manufacturing and can lead to fatalities, injuries, and equipment loss. Industry efforts have focused on several methods to decrease LOPCs, including improved technology and preventative maintenance. This presentation will focus on reducing LOPCs through improved recommissioning practices of operators, and the leadership behaviors needed to drive this change with operators and four levels of leaders.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Know how to develop specific expectations for operators and leaders.
  2. Know how to create a system of accountability to drive change.
  3. Know how to use a reinforcement system to drive a learning culture.
Angela Lebbon is a Behavioral Safety Leadership Specialist with Eastman Chemical. She also serves as a Safety Commissioner with the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. Angela specializes in change management of leaders to drive employee safety behavior and engagement. Angela has previously consulted in oil refining, energy and utilities, furniture manufacturing, healthcare, and food services, in addition to working in Kellogg’s Global Organizational Effectiveness department.