This course begins with the evolution of BBS including the underlying principles, common myths and halftruths. Emphasis is given to lessons learned from experience and research. Long-term goals for BBS are identified along with proven steps organizations can take that lead to safety excellence. Participants will learn how to develop observation and feedback skills, how to use behavioral data to improve performance, ways to handle common barriers, and strategies to motivate employee safety performance. Current trends in BBS will be analyzed, including how to sustain a BBS process and keep it fresh. Case studies will be utilized to illustrate both successful implementations and lessons learned.