Articles Tagged with ''management''

Get off the EHS island: Translate the lofty ideals set by the C-Suite into real-world scenarios that workers understand

By Larry Curtis CHSM

Whether you work in Aviation, Mining or the Zoo Industry, the EHS Department is often caught in the middle between the C-Suite and everybody else in the company.


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Mark your calendar: October, 2016

The safety world receives the ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System
By Tom Slavin

ISO 45001 is the number given to ISO’s effort to create a standard for an occupational safety and health management system. This project is well underway, but before the status update, let me begin with some background on occupational safety and health management systems.


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How one company cut work-related accidents by 60 percent in two years

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A company-wide initiative that included management commitment and lots of employee commitment led to a 60 percent decrease in Lost Time Accident Frequency (LTAF)* at UPM, a company involved in reformation of bio and forest industries.


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Safety success can be scary

By David Sarkus MS, CSP
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A great leader has passed, Chuck Noll, Hall of Fame coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Coach Noll impacted the lives of many, many people. Chuck Noll is the only NFL head coach to win four Super Bowls and may be the greatest NFL coach ever.


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Rodney Grieve:

“Organizational balance is influenced by four elements: experience, knowledge, focus, and pace”
By Dave Johnson
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ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Rodney E. Grieve, BRANTA Worldwide, who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Identifying Cultural Hazards: Four Clues That You May Be Out Of Balance.”


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Puncturing 6 common work-related myths

Life’s lies that lead you off the path
By James E. Leeman Ph.D.
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With organizations reducing the size of their workforce and the continual march of Baby Boomers into retirement, those remaining are finding they are not only doing their job, but also tasks of their departed co-worker’s job.


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“My manager doesn’t understand me” – could be the safety profession’s oldest lament

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I quite often hear the lament from the safety fraternity that "my manager doesn't understand me ...".To this I reply - when one understands the myriad of demands placed upon C-level personnel, why should it be incumbent upon them to "learn the language of safety (environment, labour laws, accounting, IP, IT, etc). Rather, if safety pro's are so keen to have their voices heard, the responsibility should be on them to learn the language of management, and place their commentary in the management context.


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Develop policies & strategies to support the culture-building (or repair) partnership

By Dominic Cooper Ph.D. and Lucas Finley MS
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If, after reading this, you have identified that you may have some features of a broken Safety Culture, or you just want to enhance your existing efforts, you may want to consider the following:


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What does an argument on a construction job site cost?

Study: About $11,00 per dispute
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A Michigan State University researcher has quantified something rarely measured in studies about productivity in the construction industry: the cost of arguments.


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Why bad things happen to good companies

By Dave Johnson
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On Wednesday morning at ASSE’s Safety 2013 in Las Vegas a vexing, long-standing irritant to safety professionals is addressed by Canadian consultant Corrie Pitzer -- why safe organizations fail. Pitzer calls it “drifting into disaster.”


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