Scott Geller

E. Scott Geller, Ph.D., is alumni distinguished professor, Virginia Tech, and senior partner, Safety Performance Solutions For more information call (540) 951-7233 or visit www.safetyperformance.com.

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The challenge is self-motivation

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


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How do you monitor your behavior?

Self-presentation is a key element of leadership
Self-presentation is an individual’s ability to adjust their personality to fit the occasion.


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Safety pros hang in there

It’s important to realize the leading reason for people leaving their job is, “They don’t like their supervisor or their boss.” Now consider that safety pros understand how meaningful their job is, and thus are more likely than others to put up with a non-supportive boss. Others quit their job. More safety pros stick with their meaningful work in spite of a “bad” boss than do other workers.


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People DO care about safety and the well-being of others

I prefer to be optimistic and humanistic, believing that the silent majority does care about the safety and health of others, and wants to do the right thing. Consider for example the large numbers of people reacting to tragedies from shootings in airports and educational settings to catastrophes from climate change.


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“Achievers” are sometimes afraid to fail

Pitfalls of positive social labeling
It’s certainly common to attach positive labels to people and organizations following their notable success. Such labels can be quite beneficial, activating a sense of competence and enhancing self-motivation.


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Management methods that do more harm than good

Let’s start this discussion of safety bullying by talking about discipline.


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Understand the human dynamics of worker safety

What could be worse,” bellowed W. Edwards Deming at his four-day workshop in 1991, than “on-the-job training”.


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PSYCHOLOGY OF SAFETY: How cultures can influence safety

This past September I enjoyed my fourth business trip to Australia, appreciating another opportunity to teach Aussies the principles and procedures of People-Based Safety (PBS).
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PSYCHOLOGY OF SAFETY: Worldly coaching lessons

Sustaining your observation & feedback process
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PSYCHOLOGY OF SAFETY: Not an overnight sensation. . .

Building self-directed participation takes time
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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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