Safety Culture

The business community “gets” risk

By Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH (UK)
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A risk-based approach aligns OSH with the business concept of risk.

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The challenge is self-motivation

By Scott Geller
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Workers need to be self-motivated to look out continually for the safety and health of others.

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Get a grip on transformational leadership

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What are H&S pros doing to achieve an engaged workforce? If they don’t know the difference between transactional and transformational leadership my answer is “not much.”

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Deadlines and shutdowns define your culture for safety

By David Sarkus MS, CSP
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During most of my college summers, I worked heavy construction.

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“Let’s be careful out there”

How business can learn From U.S. Army safety practices
By Chad Storlie
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The U.S. Army has a safety rate that is 9X lower than U.S. businesses, despite training for war on a daily basis. The difference in the U.S. Army and U.S. business accident rates is driven largely by the safety procedures the U.S. Army uses, the Risk Management Process.

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Staying safe: It’s about learning, not lessons

By Colin Duncan
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Four years before BP’s Deepwater Horizon became global news, ExxonMobil walked away from a $187 million investment in a similar deep sea well called Blackbeard.

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Reducing serious injuries & fatalities

Link SIF programs to your safety culture
By Dominic Cooper Ph.D.
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Heinrich’s1 Injury Triangle asserted that minor injuries predict serious injuries, and by controlling the causes behind minor injuries, serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs) will also be controlled.

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Personality as a leading indicator

How to change problem behaviors
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Following is an excerpt from an interview with Greg Ford, CEO of TalentClick Workforce Solutions Inc.

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Ice bucket challenge safety alert

By John Drebinger Jr.

Opportunity Teaching. Every day, events in the world give us the opportunity to teach a safety concept or principle. When you pay attention to the news and social media you will be able to capture subjects your employees are actually thinking about; therefore, your message is more likely to be remembered.

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You see it, you own it

By John Drebinger Jr.

More than 24 years ago when I began speaking to audiences about safety, this was the title of my presentation. I was reminded of it when I was being interviewed by Dave Johnson with ISHN

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