- OIL & GAS
Articles by Timothy Ludwig Ph.D.
Something went wrong…people got hurt. This sounds like the midnight call that all safety managers hate to get. A call that indicates an injury occurred and a whole litany of steps need to be taken: Comfort the victim and family, shut down the area, and deal with the paperwork.
On a recent trip to Rome for a conference my sightseeing partner noted: “These people know how to build things that last.” My colleague Mark Alavosius and I were there for an exciting reason, but one that has me perplexed. This will take some explaining.
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.