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Four principles for staying cool under pressure – and succeeding

Athlete & world-renowned surgeon shares tips

We all ask ourselves the same desperate question from time to time: How am I going to make this work?! “No matter how well we’ve done laying the groundwork for everything to run smoothly – becoming educated, choosing the right spouse, treating others well -- we all face situations that challenge us,” says Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio, a world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon known as “the Michael Jordan of lung surgery.”


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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


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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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