Training/Incentives

No one said executive coaching was easy

September 14, 2011

Here are some brief thoughts pertaining to leadership behavior. First, let’s deal with the issue of “lack of knowledge of inappropriate behavior” as a leadership excuse.


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Let’s get personal

Don’t underestimate the impact of your reward choices
September 1, 2011
I have been helping companies implement safety incentive programs for many decades, and one decision that is constantly underappreciated is the selection of specific rewards to use as incentives for safe behavior.


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3 cornerstones of your safety program

How to plan, train & inspect
September 1, 2011
Written safety plans, training and inspections are three vital components of a safety and health program.


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Correcting misconceptions about behavior-based safety

August 24, 2011

I'd like to correct some common misconceptions about behavior-based safety (BBS) that I saw in a recent ISHN web exclusive article.


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Has “culture” become an empty buzzword?

August 17, 2011
It seems that no matter what we read or hear these days, the word “culture” is present. 


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Your attention please!

What makes a warning sign work?
August 2, 2011
How often have you seen workers fail to comply with safe practices that are clearly targeted in the safety signage?


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A terrible toll too easily denied

August 2, 2011
Yesterday I talked by phone with Ron Hayes for about 40 minutes.


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NTSB warns of hazmat truck danger to drivers, public

Cargo tank design a factor in rollover accidents
August 1, 2011
 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is calling for improvements in cargo tank design and in driver training, after identifying both as factors in a 2009 Indianapolis truck rollover accident.


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Serious about safety: Employers on top of continuing education

100 committed companies
July 11, 2011
A survey of the companies with the broadest readership of ISHN...
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Construction Safety Training

Requirements, format, language & enforcement
July 7, 2011
Employers are required to provide safety training when employees are, or could be, exposed to hazards on the jobsite. But exactly what are the OSHA requirements for that training? What about the format and the language used to train?
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