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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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Risky stunts, skydiving and SFX: Movie production safety supervisors

On February 20 during a camera test for the film, “Midnight Rider,” (a new biopic of Gregg Allman), a freight train slammed into the production crew on a narrow railroad trestle bridge in rural Georgia


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Don’t let your exhortations ring hollow

Be disciplined when using words to create action
With more experience traveling around in the real world seeing safety programs in action (or inaction) I realize that words matter.


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A few seconds of tragedy…a lifetime of mourning

Seventeen-year-old Kristen and fifteen-year-old sister Tasha left the house to the usual, “Have a great day girls” from mom.


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Do your leaders have empathy?

Lessons from “Undercover Boss”
I love the reality show “Undercover Boss” but I have to watch it alone because I often become a little weepy!


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Safety topics and their endless debates

Safety topics and their endless debates
There are a number of popular approaches that assist organizations in improving their safety performance.


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When work orders don’t work

Your system should build commitments to safety—not tear them down

When employees don’t trust their work order system to make safety improvements at their plants, it impacts the drive and desire of employees to not push as hard or do as much to manage the behavioral side of safety.


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Trolling for rule-breaking behavior

But are you missing root causes beneath the surface?
Once my sons and I went fishing with a guide on a chilly day in Florida. The fish were not biting because it was so cold, so the guide threw some “chum” into the water (something like candy for fish), to draw them in, so my young sons could score some catches.


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Your sphere of influence

Check out your demeanor everyday – it’s a difference maker
I like Subway and a few times a month I eat there. But there’s one location I no longer visit.


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Meetings should do more than inform

Give employees “voice and choice” to focus on risks
Twitter recently traded for the first time (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange.


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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

12/2/14 2:00 pm EST

The Cause and Cure for Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a serious issue. This webinar will explore the types and sources of driver distraction, human factors that lead to distraction and the effect current laws have on the problem.

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