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Articles by Timothy Ludwig Ph.D.
He was an NFL player who dominated offenses during his 20-year career. Junior Seau died of a self-inflicted gunshot to his chest.
Question: “At many of our manufacturing sites we are reaching a point in our safety journey that they are struggling to understand.
Today’s good news is that U.S. companies added 243,000 in the past month dropping the unemployment rate to 8.3%.
What would you prefer: The carrot or the stick? Punishment works and is frequently used in less mature safety programs as a reaction to some incident that hurt someone.
Mowing the lawn can be a real chore. It is certainly not something I look forward to. It's also a chore that can be quite hazardous. According to…SAFETY DATA.
I agree with the premise that $$ only drives algorithmic (my word) tasks. Safety is not algorithmic... it is heuristic. We are asking for strategies and decisions, not just following directions, to get real results.
Safety procedures, safety talks, signs and other instructions direct workers. But attempting to identify all behaviors needed to keep employees safe fail in the midst of a changing work environment of aging equipment, cost-cutting, and changes in processes and people.