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Recognition: The simple, underutilized tool that can transform your safety culture

March 5, 2013

Recognition for doing things correctly seems to be a lost art.  Over the years, I have assessed perception surveys for hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of employees.  As I tally the results, recognition for performance of doing things right is the lowest scoring safety management process. Interestingly, discipline (i.e., correcting people when they do something wrong) scores as the sixth lowest of the 21 safety management processes measured by the Caterpillar Safety Services statistically validated survey. 


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Study: Training doesn't improve performance if workers aren't motivated

Employee engagement makes the difference
February 28, 2013

Employee training doesn’t work on employees who aren’t motivated, according to a new study by a business thought leadership organization, The Forum: Business Results Through People.


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The organizational safety dashboard ― the key to helping prevent injuries

February 4, 2013

Unlike most other business measures—think earnings growth or debt load—the traditional measures of safety performance tell us little about where existing functioning actually is, and where it is headed. The deficiency of safety measurement in describing actual performance is so common as to be a cliché. The reality is that there are many variables that determine the quality of safety functioning, variables that could be detected with the right set of metrics, processes, and analysis.


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Structural Integrity Measurements for Flame Resistant (FR) Protective Clothing

January 28, 2013

This Technical Service Bulletin is intended to assist our strategic partners who manufacture FR fabrics, our customers who construct FR protective garments, and, most importantly, the consumers who buy and use these high performance FR protective garments.


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After the bandwagon stopped rolling

Why BBS still matters
September 26, 2012

Love it or hate it, behavior-based safety (BBS) has become an entrenched part of the EHS landscape since it first emerged in the 1980s. Still, many safety professionals rightly point out that what many people think of as behavior-based safety doesn’t work.


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CSB gives petroleum institute a passing grade on safety indicators

Several “serious shortcomings” remain
July 23, 2012

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has formally voted to classify the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) response to the Board’s recommendation to develop an effective system of performance safety indicators as “Open- Acceptable Action.”


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Study: Most U.S. workers struggling to cope with tough workplace situations

July 16, 2012
A new Global Workforce Study by global professional services company Towers Watson reveals that almost two-thirds (63%) of U.S. workers are not fully engaged in their work and are struggling to cope with work situations that don’t provide sufficient support.


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Royal Performance Group: gift card purchasing center

Your one-stop shop for safety program solutions!
June 22, 2012

Royal Performance Group specializes in bringing you the Best in Corporate Gift Card Solutions. We offer the most popular gift cards in the industry while providing you with excellent customer support.


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What's New at WILEY X® for April 2012!

New WX Zen Premium sunlass from Wiley X, Inc. combines bold performance and looks with a profound sense of tranquility
April 17, 2012

When you describe somebody as having a “Zen” quality, you think of a person who’s tranquil, wise and enlightened.


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The Power of probing

April 5, 2012

Whether you are a safety manager negotiating with your boss, or a salesperson dealing with a client, Paul Cherry offered tips at the IGA meeting taken from his book, “Questions that Get Results.”


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