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If a new generation comes about every 20 years or so, we’ve now seen two generations at the controls of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or Versions 1.0 and 2.0. Version 3.0 has been on the market since 2008, when the third generation of OSHA hands took command of the agency.
What are two practices that characterize companies with the best safety records?
In today's information rich world I find it difficult to understand the thinking of principles of companies that do not believe in instituting safety programs. Even if it is required! Is it me or do you find similar finding in your line of work?
I really like the idea of reinventing OSHA. I think OSHA is good, but public perception is mostly negative.
Here are some brief thoughts pertaining to leadership behavior. First, let’s deal with the issue of “lack of knowledge of inappropriate behavior” as a leadership excuse.
I try to stay abreast of the safety profession by reading several magazines and websites monthly. In addition, I am fortunate to talk to a number of highly skilled safety mangers on a frequent basis and I blatantly pick their brains as much as possible.
This past Sunday’s The New York Times Magazine (9/4) ran a cover story on “Where Steel Meets Sky,” about the workers rebuilding Manhattan’s skyline with the construction of the One World Trade Center skyscraper.
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