Occupational Health & Safety

Behavioral Safety

  • Leading the Way to Leading Indicators

    Over the years, many leaders have emailed me wondering whether they should end their incentive programs that reward people for working a period of time without an injury.

    Companies need to reinforce desired behavior, not results, especially when it comes to injury hiding. However, injury hiding isn’t the only thing to question in lagging incentives.

  • Anticipating Critical Errors

    Anticipating Critical Errors

    The point is, you don't need to be a fortune teller to predict frustration, and the same thing is true for rushing.


Articles


Whitepapers

  • Predictive Analysis in Workplace Safety: Four 'Safety Truths' that Reduce Workplace Injuries

    This new white paper describes how predictive analytics, which has already optimized several other industries, is now being used by safety professionals to predict and prevent workplace injuries. Readers will learn the four safety truths about safety observation and inspection data.

  • Safety Program Contributes to Dramatic Reduction in Injuries

    Avery Dennison purchased its Schwelm plant from a family-owned German company in 2001. Very few of their employees had a sense of safety awareness. The incident rate was high and there was no culture of safety within the organization. In 2005, Avery Dennison began training employees in Schwelm. Changes were soon apparent when employees discovered their decisive role in ensuring a successful safety program.

  • eLearning Case Study: Training and Development

    Without a centralized training and development group to develop a global strategy Dresser-Rand relied on 637 training vendors worldwide. The company was spending an incredible amount of money and the learning was never measured. The Coastal eLearning System was rolled out and ”Dresser-Rand will benefit from a cost avoidance of approximately $1 million this year”.


Videos

  • Health and Safety Day 2013

    ArcelorMittal encourages employees and contractors to 'stop, think and act safely' as it hosts global Health and Safety Day for seventh year. Around 208,000 employees and contractors took part in activities to mark the day last year, and this figure is expected to rise in 2013.

  • Distracted Driving Deaths Safety Video

    Over 1 million accidents due to distracted driving occur in North America every year. 8,000 crashes daily. 6,000 annual deaths due to distracted driving. Watch this video to learn the facts.


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