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Leadership—the rest of the story

It’s not all about having heart, caring and compassion
My limit has been reached. I’m talking about leadership hero worship.


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Do you overestimate your number of true believers?

Just finished reading a fascinating book, “The Men Who Lost America” (Yale University Press, 2013), by Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy, a history professor at the University of Virginia.


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Do safety pros hate their bosses?

A Yahoo news story doesn’t paint a pretty picture
Whoa, you’re treading on thin, very politically incorrect ground here when one uses the word “hate.”


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Public posting is a scary thing

OSHA’s proposal will jangle some nerves
You know when OSHA makes an announcement that’s posted online by The Wall Street Journal within hours or minutes, something major has happened.


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Fed shutdown creates roadkill risks

The unintended consequences of Washington theatrics
By now, the federal government shutdown of early October is either faded news that reached some sort of settlement, or the U.S. has defaulted on its gargantuan debt


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Wipe the slate clean

That’s what most companies do after a fatality
This censorship brought to mind what several safety and health managers have told me over the years. “A fatality typically leads to a stand-down with its temporarily high safety focus that in time fades back into leadership’s multi-cultural reality.”


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Empathy can be exhausting

What we ask of today’s leaders doesn’t come easy
The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Safety 2013 meeting, held this past June in steamy Las Vegas, featured an educational session titled, “Transformational Leadership – A Key Element in the Journey to World Class.”


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Techno safety at the tipping point

Your job is going to be so different
Used to be safety trade shows were a circus of magicians, carny barkers and buxom models in bikinis waving from swings.


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Back in the day…

Nary a word was heard about safety
Actually, it wasn’t long ago. In the mid-1970s I was a college kid working various and sundry summer jobs. Unloading rail cars of cat food.


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63 ways to modernize the OSHA agency

We all know what OSHA can’t do. The “can’t do’s” result from influences almost too numerous to name.


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