Safety Culture

Safey Culture controversy

Does “safety culture” isolate safety? Is it a misunderstood cliché? We survey the experts
October 2, 2013
We asked safety and health experts to give us their take on the notion of a safety culture.


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The “Right Home” for EHS

You want visibility, influence & support within your organization
October 2, 2013
The “home” that EHS has within an organization can make a big difference in its effectiveness — and in how well EHS professionals meet our personal career goals.


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A plant manager talks safety

Strategies to use when safety pros lack bandwidth or support staff
October 2, 2013
Many safety professionals are now expected to manage a multitude of responsibilities – often without the bandwidth or support staff needed.


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Build your safety brand

Strategies for communicating your safety message
October 2, 2013
This article will focus on employee communications, which is essential for allowing accurate and timely messaging to flow freely throughout and organization.


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Low-cost safety tactics for tight budgets

October 2, 2013
In these challenging economic times, it is especially important to identify types of incentives that can be used effectively and economically, and to develop an understanding of how incentives can be infused into a safety process.


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Challenge safety conventions that restrict progress

October 2, 2013
Would it be possible to achieve the goal of weighing in at the weight you were when you were 14 years old? Ridiculous, yes?


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How does your EHS system compare to the best?

October 2, 2013
The three most important components of a highly effective environmental, health and safety (EHS) management system (MS) are


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Fire up your safety ambassadors

Senior leaders cannot send mixed signals about safety
October 2, 2013
As I think of the word ‘ambassador’ a number of images come to mind along with additional words to describe what I would expect from such a person.


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Random observations from the NSC Congress & Expo

October 1, 2013

1 – Ties are out. The men’s tie business must be dying a slow death. Of 13,000 people at the Congress and Expo, you might count the number wearing ties on one hand. OK, maybe on both hands. Business casual rules, no doubt. Many attendees are comfortable in jeans and sports shirt. You don’t see many suits at all. Mostly it is the speakers in suits. And certainly not all of them.


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A most unusual safety session

October 1, 2013

Here at the 2013 NSC Congress & Expo, an Egyptian surgeon, Alaa Zidan, who now works as a health and safety consultant in Bahrain, gave a presentation, “Positive Safety Culture and Emotional Intelligence,” that was probably unlike any safety presentation most in the audience had ever heard.


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