Gary. D. Snyder, EMT-B, CM, BS-OSH, CET-OSH, is the site safety manager for DEL-JEN Inc. Civil Engineering/Logistics branch located at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. He has more than 25 years of experience with the U.S. Navy as a Hull Technician-First Class Deep Sea Diver (High Risk Safety Training/OSH Manager), Navy Master Training Specialist, K-12 school educational consortium as safety specialist and as a marine shipyard safety (EMT-B) and environmental manager. He can be reached at email@example.com.
We all know that neither people nor management systems are ever perfect. Organizations nevertheless depend upon supervisors and managers to eliminate or control unplanned, undesirable events. When these events do occur, since they were not prevented by policy or practice, something has failed in the process.