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Store-Drawers from Accuform Signs

A place for every tool
March 12, 2013

Store-Drawers™ - Complement your 5S program and elevate productivity through visual management and organization of tools.


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Creating the right context for process safety: 7 questions to ask

February 8, 2013

Virtually all catastrophic events in man-made systems are related to technical failures made possible by organizational failures. This explains why catastrophic events continue to occur despite widespread implementation of sophisticated technical and management systems. Deepwater Horizon and Texas City disasters are examples of events caused by weak organizational safety—the context within which technical and management systems function. 


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Pulling safety out of its rut: The value of a different look at safety

February 6, 2013

Let’s be clear, there is no such thing as a safe workplace. Sure we can slap each other on the back and brag to one another about the four years without a recordable injury and we can tell ourselves that we have achieved a Utopian risk-free workplace but the reality is, there is always some probability that a worker will be harmed in the course of doing his or her job.


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Embed safety into your organization’s culture

November 28, 2012

There is a very good chance that we have all heard that safety starts at the top. This is not a cliché’ as some may think. All safe workplace efforts must start with top management leading the way with a vision for the company.


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Who am I? Foundational safety culture requirements

November 20, 2012

One of my favorite Broadway musicals is “Les Misérables.” My favorite musical score for this powerful drama takes place when the hero, Jean Valjean, sings “Who am I?”


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Why good people sometimes do bad things

Are ethical foundations in place?
August 29, 2012

I discovered these factors that influence behavioral ethics in the course of my doctoral research, when I analyzed 150 different derailments within organizations. Since then, these factors have been tested in various studies.


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The power of vision and your safety culture

June 27, 2012
An increasing number of my clients are recognizing the importance of branding safety in bigger and better ways.


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Develop community-based cultures through safety

"A community of people is a force to be reckoned with!"
March 14, 2012

In order to achieve continuous improvement in safety, professionals must seek ways to build their cultures with a sense of community.


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What should tomorrow’s safety pro be studying today?

November 9, 2011

The job that safety professional will be doing in 2020 probably doesn’t even exist today.


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