Articles Tagged with ''behavior based safety''

2014 OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference

The 4th-Biennial 2014 OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference was held on December 2–3 at the Hilton Americas in Houston, Texas attracting over 2,200 participants. In parallel with the mission of both OSHA and the Oil and Gas industry, the purpose of this conference is to make worksites a safe and healthy place.


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Eliminating human error

“It’s time… we admit we’ve been managing safety wrong.”
Last month I wrote about the successful experience that GE is having with their Human and Organizational Performance (HOP) approach to safety.


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Clearing up confusion about AEDs in the workplace

The automatic external defibrillator (AED) is your key to success when it comes to responding to a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) incident.


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Breaking the chains of conformity

Don’t follow the ignorance of the crowd
Many of us, if not most, like to see ourselves as independent-minded, willing to stand up for what we believe, not automatically going along with the crowd.


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Remove the baggage from behavior based safety

Remember when “behavioral based safety” was considered revolutionary? We can now say it has been around for quite some time.


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Don’t Turn the Lights Out: Don’t Play the Blame Game

Understanding the safety risks of operating equipment
The oh-too-human drive to blame can turn out the lights on the real game at play.


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Understand the human dynamics of worker safety

What could be worse,” bellowed W. Edwards Deming at his four-day workshop in 1991, than “on-the-job training”.


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Kick the safety habit

Examine your job-related rewards, routines & cues
In a corporate culture, there are subcultures such as engineering, operations, safety, health, environmental, management, executive, business units, human resources, etc.


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4 reasons behavior-based safety still matters

Love it or hate it, behavior-based safety (BBS) has become an entrenched part of the EHS landscape since it first emerged in the 1980s.


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Critical safety behaviors of leaders

Behavior Based Safety (BBS) has improved safety for thousands of organizations. But a BBS process that focuses too heavily or exclusively on the frontline is not an optimal solution.


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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2014 December

Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

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