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ISHN editors and invited workplace safety and health thought leaders offer their cutting-edge views on the profession’s critical issues.

World class safety cultures – What does it take?

A blog follower recently asked: Is there anything from Caterpillar Safety Services outlining the positive things or actions that we can expect to see in facilities with “world-class” responses to the survey questions for each of the survey process elements? Back in the days of the survey development one of the team members, Dr. Dan Petersen, defined world-class safety as an organization that was within the best 10 percent of his customers at that point in time.


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Six ways to undermine safety

Leaders want to demonstrate commitment to safety.


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Heat, hydration, and heavyweight horrors

What lurks behind the thirst?
People who have not been there are often incredulous that mining and construction workers in the north of Western Australia regularly do their shifts in temperatures hovering around 50°C.


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Actions speak louder than words?

In any organization, leadership is responsible to set the standards and values of that organization.


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Solutions to the speak-hear conundrum

How tasks such as clear communication can help employees avoid on-going problems in the workplace
While sitting around the fire pit during a customer trip to Africa, my team had an enjoyable discussion with the African people who were a part of the camp.


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How will your job kill you?

Considering the top causes of workplace fatalities
If you die in on the job, statistically, it will be in a way that you probably don’t worry too much about.


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Safety success can be scary

Did you watch the post-game interview with Nick Saban, head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide after the Tide won the NCAA football championship back in January?


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Safety perception survey beginnings

Caterpillar’s Safety Perception Survey had its beginnings in the late 1970s when Dr. Dan Petersen and Dr. Chuck Bailey teamed to study what really made a difference in safety performance.


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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.
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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The golden goose egg: Is the race to zero incidents worth the chase?

There are various schools of thought when it comes to the golden goose egg and your organization’s EHS performance.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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