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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: When the choice is to change or die

By Dr. John Kello
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What if a company is characteristically cautious and slow to make a decision, and does not reward innovative risk-taking, while the market is moving fast and increasingly rewarding agility? What if the choice is to change or die?


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From the Ivory Tower to the workplace

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There is a considerable amount of productive friction - just enough disagreement that we get into it, but not so much that we lose focus on what matters - generating good insights that we can apply on the shop floor.


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SYSTEMS THINKING: Let's get real about empowering employees

By James E. Leemann Ph.D.
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A serious disconnect existed between the kind of “power” managers thought they were giving and what employees believed they were receiving.


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SYSTEMS THINKING: Don't start the revolution without me

By James E. Leemann Ph.D.
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Safety and health management systems remain entirely too rigid and compliance-focused to effectively react to the pace of business.


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EDITORIAL COMMENTS: Don't Fool With Mother Nature

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Have appropriate respect for who’s really in charge out there.


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The Essence Of Sensemaking

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How does your organization make sense of safety?

By Dave Johnson, ISHN Editor


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EDITORIAL COMMENTS: Invisible fog of doom

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If the warning signs were present, why didn’t someone catch them?


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SYSTEMS THINKING: If someone wants to "beat your system"...

By James E. Leemann Ph.D.
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Use these strategies to minimize the need to beat your safety system.


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Five crucial conversations corrupt safety

By Joseph Grenny
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The ugly secret behind most workplace injuries is that someone is aware of a threat well in advance, but is either unwilling or unable to speak up.
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"No sweat": In the Dominican Republic

By Garrett Brown MPH, CIH
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The Alta Gracia Project pays more than twice the prevailing wage for garment workers, has a member-controlled trade union, and has made workplace health and safety a priority.


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