Articles by Scott Stricoff

Five ways managers undermine culture

By Don Groover and Scott Stricoff
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In order to build (or strengthen) a safety culture, it’s helpful for managers to recognize pitfalls of leading in safety and understand how to remedy them.


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Six ways to undermine safety

By Scott Stricoff
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Leaders want to demonstrate commitment to safety.


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Incident investigations: five challenges to successful findings

A good incident investigation process identifies root causes and how to address them so that the safety culture is strengthened.
By Scott Stricoff
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Even though organizations may have a proper incident investigation process in place, often times the process is less than optimal in achieving its objectives.


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Creating the right context for process safety: 7 questions to ask

By Scott Stricoff

Virtually all catastrophic events in man-made systems are related to technical failures made possible by organizational failures. This explains why catastrophic events continue to occur despite widespread implementation of sophisticated technical and management systems. Deepwater Horizon and Texas City disasters are examples of events caused by weak organizational safety—the context within which technical and management systems function. 


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Resilience in the face of catastrophe: Hurricane Sandy’s lesson for organizations

By Scott Stricoff
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When Hurricane Sandy devastated the Northeast the New York Stock Exchange was closed for two days.


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