Articles by Bob Veazie

Kids say the darnedest things – about commitments to safety

By Bob Veazie

I was blown away by a report in this morning at one of the client sites I visited. It's amazing how we all keep learning, keep getting more personally safe and together set records of no one being injured. The site I was at just passed the first time in its history with six months no incidents.


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A few seconds of tragedy…a lifetime of mourning

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Seventeen-year-old Kristen and fifteen-year-old sister Tasha left the house to the usual, “Have a great day girls” from mom.


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The acid test for commitments to safety

By Bob Veazie

 In watching many Commitment Based Safety meetings and how employees are reporting in on their contributions to their commitments for the last 24 hours there is something noteworthy going on. As we know, in a zero injury culture every employee manages his or her risks every day. 


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When work orders don’t work

Your system should build commitments to safety—not tear them down
By Bob Veazie
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When employees don’t trust their work order system to make safety improvements at their plants, it impacts the drive and desire of employees to not push as hard or do as much to manage the behavioral side of safety.


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Meetings should do more than inform

Give employees “voice and choice” to focus on risks
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Twitter recently traded for the first time (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange.


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