Positive Cultures

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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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Are you actively hostile? Employee perceptions are key

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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Succession planning: Will they miss you when you're gone?

A vast number of us Baby Boomers are gradually aging out of the workforce, perhaps later than we’d like.


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A leadership marker: Can you think strategically?

Competency models” identify the knowledge sets, skills, and attributes that make for success within the company.


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10 points for working with unions

Safety is an obvious common-ground issue for both “sides”
One important common denominator when working in a union environment is the principle of seniority. All unions embrace seniority as a sacrosanct.


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The biological leash on organizations

Corporate behavior faces hard-wired constraints
Starting in the 1960s, a growing body of evidence began to strongly support the view that all organisms, including us, are biologically prepared for certain behaviors


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The power of everyday leadership

A modest bit of business leadership writing is aimed at the frontline manager — and thus at the craft of daily leadership.


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Breaking the chains of conformity

Don’t follow the ignorance of the crowd
Many of us, if not most, like to see ourselves as independent-minded, willing to stand up for what we believe, not automatically going along with the crowd.


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Does every CEO need a coach?

We all can use a little feedback
It is challenging enough to run a business in tranquil times (if such ever truly exist).


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Goodbye to the “good ole days”

Getting safety practices in tune with the tight times
In my work in the EHS arena, I have noticed that a given company’s focus on safety is usually intensified (sometimes initiated in the first place) after the organization has the proverbial “bad run” of accidents.


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EVENTS

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Engage, Motivate, Reward.....Repeat: The proven tactic for long-term safe behavior

5/20/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This presentation will cover examples of engagement tactics that were deployed and others where they could have been deployed to affect behavior change, recognition’s role in facilitating employee engagement, benefits of reinforcing safe work habits with a rewards component and best practices, common mistakes, and available resources for success.

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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

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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