"Safety can seem like a simple concept, but it has to be a priority every day"
August 25, 2014
GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, operations and construction solutions provider, recently celebrated 3 million safe hours at their West Virginia Operations (WVO) project based in South Charleston, West Virginia. The major safety milestone was reached after twelve years of continuous operations without a lost time event supporting multiple clients in the chemical and petro-chemical industries.
Shawn M. Galloway of ProAct Safety and Greg Ford of TalentClick will share ways to transform “tough” safety cultures into top safety cultures
August 20, 2014
ProAct Safety, a recognized pioneer in safety excellence strategies, announced its president, Shawn M. Galloway, will join TalentClick host, Greg Ford, for a webinar on creating a top safety culture that leverages strategy and key measurements most organizations miss when attempting to improve safety performance or company culture.
Acting ethically requires constant vigilance. One slip-up can have serious, long-term consequences. A recent news report demonstrates the importance of a strong defense when it comes to acting ethically.
Many private and public organizations publicize significant accomplishment of downstream safety measures, such as the reduction of injury rates. I am not fond of this recognition, but I do acknowledge that celebrating “an adequate number of injuries” seems to be a current weakness of our profession.
Somewhere posted in Facebook or in an article I read, I bumped into a story about a technique comedian Jerry Seinfeld uses to make sure he keeps writing new material. Seinfeld shared early in his career, he realized the importance of consistent action.
Automation has changed the way business is conducted today. Processes that used to take days or longer to complete can now be accomplished in minutes—paperwork that was previously reviewed manually can now be done electronically, saving time and reducing the chance of mistakes occurring.
I’ve been fortunate enough to have consulted, coached, and spoken for thousands of leaders across the globe. And I feel strongly that every leader who is credible, fair, and cares about his workers can push their performance to an entirely new level – particularly if these three traits are used as their primary base of influence.