Safety culture
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Safety culture is the collection of the beliefs, perceptions and values that employees share in relation to risks within an organisation, such as a workplace or a community. 

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The NEA Working Group on Safety Culture (WGSC)was established to provide a senior-level regulatory forum for exchanging information and experiences and engaged in work to ensure that the safety culture of the regulatory body and the wider interconnected system have a positive impact on safety. Due to the importance of leadership influencing safety culture and vice versa to the effectiveness of a regulatory body, this group was subsequently restructured as the Working Group on Leadership and Safety Culture (WGLSC) with the aim to provide a forum for member countries to collaboratively address complex issues regarding leadership and safety culture to improve regulatory effectiveness and ensure that licensees meet the ultimate responsibility for ensuring safety. The priorities to be addressed are safety culture and leadership related to regulatory bodies and the wider interconnected system, with the specific areas of focus to be discussed and decided by the working group members.