Articles: Safety Training, OSHA and Safety Values

Setting Your Sights on Results-Based Safety Leadership

Jul. 9, 2012 – Most corporations claim to have safety as a value, but few companies deliver world-class safety performance. When I worked with OSHA as a compliance officer, company representatives would share what they “believed” about safety. I heard common values such as “Safety is a condition of employment.”…

 

Making a Hands-On Connection

Oct. 13, 2014 – Every scar on your hand has a story. The key to improving workplace hand safety is helping others see and feel the same lesson that you learned from your hand injury – without the pain…

 

Safety 2014: Zero Excuses for Workplace Hand Injuries

Jun. 16, 2014 – Hand injuries – like the vast majority of workplace injuries – are preventable. Still, year after year, hand injuries are among the leading causes of missed workdays and emergency-room visits, costing employers millions of dollars in workers’ compensation costs and lost productivity…

 

Old School versus the New Generation — Technology Transforms Safety

Mar. 14, 2014 – My teenage kids think I worked in the dark ages when I started my career in the early 1990s, and when I look back on how technology has changed the work environment, I have to agree. How did we function…

 

Managing Safety: Three Steps to Build Character in Safety

Oct. 28, 2011 – Every wrong choice is preceded by a series of unwise choices.” – Andy Stanley, from his book, The Best Question Ever…

 

Principle-to-Practice Safety Transformation

May 27, 2015 – Trying to change a safety culture from bad to good is like trying to break a bad habit. No matter how much you know you need to end that habit, you can’t escape the draw it has on your behavior…