ISHN columnist Dr. John Kello writes extensively about ways companies can improve their safety cultures. Here’s a look back at his ISHN magazine columns for 2015.


Some rules cover everyone; some rewards do not

 Dr. John Kello

December 2, 2015

Fair and equal application of rules/ regulations/ law is at the heart of safety and health programs. 


Seven critical attributes of success

Leaders in diverse fields have these common skill sets

 Dr. John Kello

October 1, 2015

During my career I have had the privilege of working with a number of extraordinarily talented individuals.


How to rate job performance

It doesn’t have to be a dreaded ordeal

 Dr. John Kello

August 31, 2015

Reality often does not match intent when it comes to performance appraisals.


Is your safety culture “positive”?

Four signs that you’re on the right road

 Dr. John Kello

June 1, 2015

Safety culture” and “positive safety culture” are manifestly not the same.


Most accidents involve a series of minor errors

 Dr. John Kello

April 1, 2015

I was on a business trip, having completed a safety training session with managers and associates in an industrial plant the previous day.


Going from bad to good… even great: 10 strategies for a surge in safety performance

 Dr. John Kello

February 3, 2015

Prominent leadership expert Jim Collins has studied and written about companies that were “OK” for a long period of time, and then surged to increase stock value and overall performance excellence.