Implementing Behavior Based Safety is often not easy and can be fraught with difficulties. Recognizing the issues can be helpful in avoiding problems from the outset.
Problems can often arise because of attempts to short cut the process due to  perceived time pressures;  attempts to minimize the resources required;  bad advice received from an inexperienced Behavioral Safety consultant.
- Short cutting the process demonstrates a lack of commitment to making the process work. If your company is not prepared to engage fully in the effort that is required, DO NOT implement Behavioral Safety - it will not succeed!
- Introducing a behavioral safety system has to be done 'right first time', as it is very rare for the workforce to let a company have a 'second bite of the cherry'.
Common implementation problems that often arise are discussed on the next few pages. Take heed of the issues raised if you want your process to be successful.