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Safety: Finding the Right Mix of Idealism and Realism

April 17, 2014

Are all accidents preventable? The idealist says that, under the right circumstances and with early detection of risks and trends, they are. The realist says that given probability, massive exposure to risks, human nature and imperfect performance a certain number of accidents are inevitable.


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Safety Excellence: The six critical components

April 15, 2014
Dr. Dan Petersen was one of the great safety pioneers of the last 50 years.
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Pilz expands its selection of editors in the automation system PSS 4000

New editor PAS LD for safety and automation functions
April 4, 2014

Pilz is expanding the range of programming tools in the automation system PSS 4000 with the editor PAS LD (Ladder Diagram). It can be used to create safety-related programs, programs for automation tasks or a combination of the two.


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Having fun with a serious subject

March 27, 2014

One of the best ways to make your point is by using humor. As you know, you will more likely listen to a creative and fun airline safety announcement than the same old tired message. For years, I have been sharing the message that people need to use the handrail whenever they are using the stairs.


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Safety role models more effective than incentive programs

CPWR study explores different kinds of leadership
March 6, 2014

Transactional leadership is ok; transformational leadership is even better. That conclusion comes from a study by the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), which surveyed more than 1,000 plumbers and pipefitters to find out what style of safety leadership yields the best results.


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Leadership lessons from the Mossad

March 4, 2014

The Mossad? The Mossad is Israel’s intelligence service with a reputation for respect, fear, professionalism, boldness, expertise and execution surrounded by myth and mystery. In his book, “The Secret History of the Mossad,” author Gordon Thomas quoted the operating principles – or the cultural values -- for the agency as laid down by Meir Amit, a legendary Mossad director. I paraphrase:


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Leadership—the rest of the story

It’s not all about having heart, caring and compassion
March 4, 2014
My limit has been reached. I’m talking about leadership hero worship.


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A leadership marker: Can you think strategically?

March 4, 2014
Competency models” identify the knowledge sets, skills, and attributes that make for success within the company.


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3 ways to leverage close calls: Don't simply move on & get back to work

March 4, 2014
Raise your hand if this sounds familiar. You are at the worksite of a major construction project. There are heavy machines moving all around.


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If you don’t have something important to say about safety -- then shut up

January 27, 2014
Years ago I worked security at a power plant. I wasn’t a peace officer, far from it; in fact, I wasn’t even allowed to carry a big flashlight to protect myself.


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Safety Management l: Denver

7/14/14
Reno, NV
United States
Through examples, case studies and other resources, take away a framework for an effective safety management system. Safety Management l provides a foundation of fundamental elements and techniques for managing an effective safety system.

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