Items Tagged with 'communication'


Learn all you can about your safety audience

April 11, 2014

As I was catching up on the goings on of my friends and family on Facebook, I stumbled on a story of a teacher who truly knows how to communicate with students. First, the teacher made it a part of the job as a communicator to know and understand the audience. We, as safety leaders need to do the same.

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Informed decisions: Effective recognition programs measure multiple metrics

April 1, 2014
I define “The Four Pillars of Safety” as engagement, recognition, communications and measurement.

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Developing a “Just and Fair” culture

November 8, 2013

Trust is one of the fundamental aspects contained in the British Health & Safety Executive’s ubiquitous definition of Safety Culture, which states “organizations with a positive Safety Culture are characterized by communications founded on mutual trust, by shared perceptions of the importance of safety, and by confidence in the efficacy of preventative measures[i].

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Nine tips for public speakers who hate public speaking

October 31, 2013

Butterflies in your stomach. Dry mouth. Fantasy of escaping through the back door. It’s inevitable: at some point in your career, you’ll need to speak in front of an audience. Whether at a small meeting, a conference, a general session, on a panel, or on your own.

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Develop policies & strategies to support the culture-building (or repair) partnership

October 29, 2013

If, after reading this, you have identified that you may have some features of a broken Safety Culture, or you just want to enhance your existing efforts, you may want to consider the following:

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Safety is now about conversations, not confrontations

October 8, 2013

One of the changes in the nature of workplace safety work happens to be the nature of conversations revolving around safety. Back in the day when safety was largely a policing job with a heavy emphasis on rules and discipline, conversations between the safety manager and an employee tended to be short and direct.

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Supervisors must make the time to wield their influence

October 2, 2013
Supervisors and mid-level managers do not feel they have much influence over what makes employees emotionally invested and committed, such as company policies, pay, benefits changes, staffing levels, business decisions, or communications from above.

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Touch screen gloves facilitate data input

October 2, 2013
Smart phones, tablets and touch screens haven’t just become an integral part of the way we live — they’ve also become an important part of our work.

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Build your safety brand

Strategies for communicating your safety message
October 2, 2013
This article will focus on employee communications, which is essential for allowing accurate and timely messaging to flow freely throughout and organization.

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Talk to me – What is effective safety communication?

September 24, 2013

You probably have heard a saying that goes something like “If you are safe, it is not by accident.”  The world of inspirational posters continues to be an industry that papers our facility walls with good looking, feel good platitudes that have no real, positive impact on safety.

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Effective Risk Communication: Theory, Tools, and Practical Skills for Communicating about Risk

Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
United States
Contact: Enrollment
This program explores the scientific foundations for effective risk communication.

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