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Safety performance resets every day

July 29, 2014

I just spoke at a site where they haven’t had a lost-time injury in seven years. I shared with my audience a safety hazard shows up at sites like theirs that sites with many injuries don’t experience. That hazard? Complacency!


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Chuck Noll’s leadership legacy

June 17, 2014

 The very recent passing of Chuck Noll, Hall of Fame coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, has stirred the emotions and thoughts of many. Chuck Noll is the only NFL head coach to win four Super Bowls and may be the greatest NFL head coach of all time. 


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Jim Spigener:

“There is a huge need for CEOs to figure out how to use safety guys to maximum effect.”
June 9, 2014

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Jim Spigener, Behavioral Science Technology (BST), who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Changing the Game in Safety Performance: The Leader’s Role.”


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Sam Gualardo:

“Simply put, safety is freedom from risk.”
June 9, 2014

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Sam Gualardo, National Safety Consultants, Inc., who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Beyond Safety? Dealing with the real causes of worker and workplace risk.”


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Skipper Kendrick:

“Could your leaders name the last three things they’ve done to improve the safety of the business?”
June 9, 2014

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Skipper Kendrick of Kendrick Global Enterprises, who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “12 Key Words for the Safety Professional.”


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Your spring cleaning - Are you behind?

December 6, 2013

When I was a young boy, I marveled at the time and effort my mother put into her annual spring-cleaning.  Mom planned a great deal – shopping for her supplies early to make sure that she never had to start and stop once she got moving. And mom was really focused on every detail of cleaning the windows, walls, floors, and all of the furniture.


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GreenWood, Inc. reaches 4.5 million safe hours at Merck

Twenty-three year relationship emphasizes commitment to safety
December 5, 2013

GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, recently celebrated a safety milestone of 4.5 million safe work hours at their Merck project site in Elkton, Virginia. GreenWood provides Merck with various construction related services.


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Senior leadership – Getting meaningful safety engagement from those at the top

July 10, 2013

Senior leadership is an easy target for most any complaint. Politicians, hourly workers, organized labor, front-line supervision and middle management all seem to blame “rich, uncaring upper management.”


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How to change an industry’s safety performance

Tips for such an industry wide initiative
April 23, 2013

To make a change in an industry’s safety performance, the first necessary element is a guiding coalition/steering team that will help work with the various idea/solution providers and the wide ranging customer base and its leadership. My team, Caterpillar Safety Services, has worked with similar guiding coalitions in: the wind industry; the electrical transmission and distribution industries, an OSHA strategic safety partnership; the North West Public Power Association (NWPPA); the National Mining Association, as well as large, decentralized industrial companies.


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Performance indicators are key safety components

October 5, 2012
How can we measure process safety performance? A person first needs to get a true understanding of the words: process, safety, management.


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