Articles by JON KAUFMAN

Engagement-based safety should replace behavior-based safety

Just when you thought that your company had a renewed focus on productivity in these times of high unemployment, you get hit upside the head with that cruel master called Fact.
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TRAINING STRATEGIES: The battle for attention

The primary reason for any solid training program is to develop high-functioning, “whole-brain” employees.
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TRAINING STRATEGIES: Six deadly habits of the highway

We pilot ton-and-a-half hunks of metal down a crowded highway while talking on the phone, listening to angry talk-show hosts, drinking our coffee and thinking about what will greet us at work.
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Rewards that encourage engagement

Today’s leaders are using incentives and motivation to encourage a higher level of systems thinking and collaboration, resulting in an organizational culture that is flexible and able to embrace change.
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TRAINING STRATEGIES: You've got to keep learning

Web-based services make it possible to record, report and reward employees based on their engagement in a menu of leading indicators.
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Leading indicators point the way

If you believe that a safe culture depends upon employees who are fully engaged and motivated to involve themselves in the continuous improvement of process and procedure, you will see the merits of using leading indicators as your foremost measure.
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A purpose-driven safety culture

To the extent that employees are fully engaged in the process of safety, health and environment, companies can expect enhanced performance, quality and profits.
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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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2014 December

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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