“The DuPont Integrated Approach (DnA) For Safety”

A Focus on 'Why?' Accelerates Safety Performance DuPont tests a new safety approach that goes beyond traditional behavioral-safety programs. By: Bob Krzywicki, Global Practice Leader for Employee Safety, DuPont Sustainable Solutions Instead of taking a sprawling corner office when he joined the company, former Alcoa Inc. CEO, Paul O’Neill, settled into his new role by … Continue reading “The DuPont Integrated Approach (DnA) For Safety”

Behavioral Safety Minute: The Power of Peer-to-Peer Feedback

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8CrjTHprC0 When it comes to safe and unsafe behaviors in the workplace, employees on the front-line are often uncomfortable giving peer to peer feedback. Some likely feel it isn’t their place to speak up, while others may think it won’t be effective.  In our latest Behavioral Minute, ADI senior consultant, Bart Sevin, identifies the benefits … Continue reading Behavioral Safety Minute: The Power of Peer-to-Peer Feedback

Do You Gemba?

"Gemba Walk" by Bill Wilder in Learning is Change Gemba is rarely found at an executive desk. Instead, you'll find it on the shop floor. Or in the marketing department. Or at a customer's place of business. Gemba. Mention it outside lean manufacturing circles, and you're likely to draw a blank stare. So, what is … Continue reading Do You Gemba?

DuPont Integrated Approach (DnA) For Safety

A Focus on 'Why?' Accelerates Safety Performance DuPont tests a new safety approach that goes beyond traditional behavioral-safety programs. By: Bob Krzywicki, Global Practice Leader for Employee Safety, DuPont Sustainable Solutions Instead of taking a sprawling corner office when he joined the company, former Alcoa Inc. CEO, Paul O’Neill, settled into his new role by … Continue reading DuPont Integrated Approach (DnA) For Safety

Interesting take on employee interaction with the safety professional. It kind of lends credence to my philosophy of working with employees, rather than against them or “The Cop on the Beat” approach. You can’t enact behavioral change in that manner. 🙂

Jack Benton

Phil La Duke's Blog

By Phil La Duke

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We’ve all experienced this at one time or another: you point out an unsafe act or safety violation in good faith, only to have the worker shoot back some sarcastic, rude, or juvenile comment.  It wears on you, but you’ve come to expect, accept (and probably) resent it.  Why can’t people just grow up and let you do your job?  The answer might not lie with the people with whom you interact, but rather HOW you interact with them.

In 1964 Dr. Eric Berne wrote The Games People Play, to identify and address what he describes as functional and dysfunctional social interactions. The book is a fantastic guide for interacting with workers. In the book, which has sold more than 5 million copies, Berne introduces the concept of transactional analysis that he believed was the key to interpreting social interactions.  Transactional analysis is a method…

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