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Seven keys to safety change efforts

A McKinsey survey confirms core capabilities
All of us, including myself, have been involved in safety change efforts during our careers and have experienced varying degrees of success and failures.


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Defining mistakes, failures & disasters

Complex safety features may contribute to dire consequences
In Megan McArdle’s new book, “The UP Side of DOWN — Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success,” she focuses on failures and how individuals react to failures that occur to them and to others.


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Why do we break the rules?

Short-cutters get work done and praise from managers
Why do employees break the rules? Let me take the liberty to focus on reasons that appear to be surfacing more often today according to my experiences


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How safety professionals can survive the shrinking middle class

On April 30th, Dave Johnson published an ISHN blog post entitled, Can the safety and health profession survive the demise of the middle class?1 I was curious about the question and offered the following response.


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The power of purpose, priority & productivity

Gary Keller provides insight into how leaders can draw upon a natural rhythm within us to implement our ONE Thing and achieve extraordinary results. These are purpose, priority, and productivity.


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Become less stressed and more productive

Ask yourself the “Focusing Question”
Did you reflect on the “six lies” between you and success I wrote about in April ISHN pgs 18-19?


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Puncturing 6 common work-related myths

Life’s lies that lead you off the path
With organizations reducing the size of their workforce and the continual march of Baby Boomers into retirement, those remaining are finding they are not only doing their job, but also tasks of their departed co-worker’s job.


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What “One Word” captures your safety needs?

It’s an examination in self-reflection—for both top leaders and employees
My friend and colleague, Dan Rockwell, introduced his blog followers to a little book that will not only change your personal life, but might have a demonstrable impact on your safety program.


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20 tips for being a corporate diplomat

Essentially all managers know the likelihood of going to jail for safety violations is practically zero.


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You’ve been promoted to manage, now what?

Once they like you, the cats you herd are good companions
Clients and students of mine ask what they need to do to one day be chosen for the ES&H vice president role.


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Realizing ROI from Your Gas Detection Program

6/26/14
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On Demand This presentation will cover why a safe workplace equates to good business, why keeping workers truly safe from hazardous gases requires a complete gas detection program, and how your investment can ensure an ROI to your overall business.

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

11/4/14 2:00 pm EST

Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

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