Items Tagged with 'behavior-based safety'


Use of PPE vending machines is exploding

Organizations across all sizes and industries are looking for ways to cut costs from their operations, and a large number are turning to inventory management solutions.

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European unions say proposed OSH standard would scapegoat workers

A draft international standard on health and safety at work failed last month to get the necessary two-thirds majority vote in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) committee that is developing it. It will now have to be reviewed and voted on again.

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Human and organizational performance fixes systems, not behaviors

The origins of behavior-based safety (BBS) are attributed to a number of different individuals in the fields of behavior analysis, organizational behavior, psychology, safety, and so on.

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Superior safety is more complicated than “coach and correct”

Have you ever wondered how some organizations are able to achieve great safety performance year over year?

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Coach your employees to be individual safety leaders

Safety “programs” that emphasize the role of human error/unsafe acts have an interesting history.

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How to give feedback

It should be a conversation, not a lecture
We’ve all heard about the “feedback sandwich” where it’s recommended that critical feedback should be sandwiched by positive feedback on both sides.

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Gift card gamification: Game elements support inner motivation to work safely

Gift cards are a common element of today’s safety incentive programs.

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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Bob Veazie

We go beyond the minimum when we are personally committed
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

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
Self-presentation is an individual’s ability to adjust their personality to fit the occasion.

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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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2014 December

Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

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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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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE


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2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.