Items Tagged with 'behavior-based safety'


NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Bob Veazie

We go beyond the minimum when we are personally committed
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ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Bob Veazie, who presented a talk on “Commitment-Based Safety: Highest Performance Safety” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.

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GE embraces human and organizational performance

By Dave Johnson
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Mistakes will happen. It’s human error. People are people working within the context of systems, so GE takes people out of the equation and focuses on risk, the risks of the systems that employees work within, said Ann R. Klee, the VP for Environment, Health and Safety at GE, speaking at the opening session of the 30th annual meeting (Aug.  25-28) of the Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association (VPPPA), in National Harbor, MD, outside of Washington DC.

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How do you monitor your behavior?

Self-presentation is a key element of leadership
By Scott Geller
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Self-presentation is an individual’s ability to adjust their personality to fit the occasion.

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Personality as a leading indicator

How to change problem behaviors
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Following is an excerpt from an interview with Greg Ford, CEO of TalentClick Workforce Solutions Inc.

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Fuel for internal motors: What drives behaviors?

By Marc Resnick
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One challenge of talking about motivation is that different people use different labels to refer to different kinds of motivation.

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Preventing hostile behavior

Are you familiar with key stressors in your workplace?
By Jennifer Brown and Katrina Egner
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Curtis” had been fraying at the edges for weeks — grueling hours and problems at home. Sullen and irritable with co-workers at the trucking company for which he worked, he finally unloaded on “Cecil.”

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Keeping pace with the best: Here’s how to keep up with best safety practices

By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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A reader of this column recently asked me, “How does someone keep up with best safety practices?” There is no easy answer.

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Are you actively hostile? Employee perceptions are key

By Dr. John Kello
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First-line supervisors are the link between where strategic decisions are made on high with where the work of the organization gets done.

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The Behavior-based safety death spiral

Five keys to recharge an observation process
By Chuck Pettinger
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Can organizations learn anything from the simple ant?

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Kids say the darnedest things – about commitments to safety

By Bob Veazie

I was blown away by a report in this morning at one of the client sites I visited. It's amazing how we all keep learning, keep getting more personally safe and together set records of no one being injured. The site I was at just passed the first time in its history with six months no incidents.

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The Behavioral Safety Now (BSN) Conference

Hyatt Regency Buffalo & Buffalo Niagara Convention Center
Buffalo, NY
United States

Get insights, best practices and success stories in behavior-based safety and behavioral techniques. Now in its 20th year, the Behavioral Safety Now Conference is the premier venue for collecting cutting-edge ideas and strategies to improve safety, quality, customer service and productivity.

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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EST

Leveraging Sustainability Initiatives to Benefit Your Community and Increase Compliance

This webinar will review how General Motors' Sustainability initiatives are being leveraged to improve the community and the environment, create efficient energy programs, improve sustainability tracking, impact on processes and overall reporting and improve overall social, environmental and corporate sustainability.

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2014 September

ISHN'S September issue features a series of essay on thought leadership. Get expert advice on self-motivation, compliance and more!

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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