“Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic?”

Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic? Behavior-based safety is a broad term used to describe everything from basic employee behavior audits and feedback to a comprehensive safety management system designed to change a company’s safety culture.   By: Sandy Smith EHS Today When it was introduced, behavior-based safety (BBS) was seen as a magic panacea for … Continue reading “Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic?”

“Harvard University – “Toolbox Talk & Safety Meeting Topic Resources”

Toolbox Talks & Safety Resources A Toolbox Talk is an informal group discussion that focuses on a particular safety issue. These tools can be used daily to promote your departments safety culture. Toolbox talks are also intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site. Documents: *Toolbox Talk Fact Sheet Accident Reporting & … Continue reading “Harvard University – “Toolbox Talk & Safety Meeting Topic Resources”

Harvard University – “Toolbox Talk & Safety Topic Resources”

Toolbox Talks A Toolbox Talk is an informal group discussion that focuses on a particular safety issue. These tools can be used daily to promote your departments safety culture. Toolbox talks are also intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site. Documents *Toolbox Talk Fact Sheet Accident Reporting & Investigation Toolbox Talk … Continue reading Harvard University – “Toolbox Talk & Safety Topic Resources”

Safety Isn’t Immune to Hiring for Technical Skills and Firing for Interpersonal Skills

Spot on Phil. Knowledge of Safety and the Ability to work “with”, rather than against employees is essential to fostering a great safety culture and a great place to work.

 

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In my last column, The Safety Side, in Fabricating and Metalworking magazine (http://www.fabricatingandmetalworking.com/2013/06/stereotypes-get-a-bad-rap/?goback=%2Egmr_1533957%2Egde_1533957_member_254035449) I wrote about personality styles and understanding how a person prefers to be treated and tempering ones style of communication to meet another’s needs can make one not only a more effective safety professional, but a very effective professional of whatever career one chooses to pursue. I posted, as is my habit, a link to the article to the many LinkedIn groups to which I belong. The response was generally positive, but not universally so.  One reader posted”

“well i’m not quite sure to agree with what you are saying. i know first hand that most employers, supervisors, or just about most anyone does not like or like working with someone who speaks their mind. and i guess i fall under that category. i say what is on my mind…

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Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic?

Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic? Behavior-based safety is a broad term used to describe everything from basic employee behavior audits and feedback to a comprehensive safety management system designed to change a company’s safety culture.   By: Sandy Smith EHS Today When it was introduced, behavior-based safety (BBS) was seen as a magic panacea for … Continue reading Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic?

Webinar – “How to Develop a Positive Safety Culture”

Presented by: Nick Hardesty District Manager, KPA For over 10 years, Nick has been assisting dealers in determining their level of regulatory and safety compliance with KPA. Nick currently resides over KPA’s North Central District, as well as overseeing new engineer training and multiple national accounts. His emphasis has been on working with dealers to … Continue reading Webinar – “How to Develop a Positive Safety Culture”

Free NSC Webinar 9/12/2012 @ 12 PM CDT – “Focus on Leading Indicators to Transform your Safety Culture”.

  Focus on Leading Indicators to Transform your Safety CultureWednesday, September 12, 12:00 p.m. Central Register today!This presentation identifies what needs to happen for an entire organization to make the leap from lip service to active and visible involvement that can achieve lasting sustainable safety results. Safety change and "zero-incident excellence" isn't a matter of … Continue reading Free NSC Webinar 9/12/2012 @ 12 PM CDT – “Focus on Leading Indicators to Transform your Safety Culture”.