Understanding the roadblocks and barriers that can impede the learning process can help leaders negotiate such barriers and provide a clear pathway for others to succeed. Individuals will understand the pitfalls that can impede someone's learning and development, and understand how one can support and maximise such learning activities as applied to safety leadership. Capitalising on any learning and development process will be influenced by a range of factors. Safety leaders that are conscious of their role in the learning process are better equipped to enable the development of others. An investment into developmental programmes can serve the dual purpose of developing employee capability whilst at the same time increasing organisational responsiveness and corporate knowledge. Learning is an ongoing process, and incorporating new knowledge into the organisation can have the dual benefit of increased competitive advantage for the business as well as personal growth for the individual.