I've seen many companies accomplish a lot and then get stuck in place patting themselves on their own backs.
"With one small exception, our decision today brings to an end much of the permanent warfare surrounding the HOS rules."
Safety is notoriously focused on what not to do with increasing rules and a heavier emphasis on progressive discipline than progressive recognition.
Begin by scoping out what actually works. Appearances can be deceiving.
FDA will be working with EPA to facilitate the development of an organic treatment that would kill Salmonella and other harmful organisms.
It is possible to successfully work your process and be working on the wrong things.
I've found that Ethos, however well-intentioned, has limited appeal to those who are caught in ferociously competitive pressures, who feel they have to do whatever they must to survive.
Assessing the current culture and systems without a strategy or destination in mind is to perpetuate program-of-the-month experiences and effort-for-the-sake-of-effort thinking.
Bemoaning what's happened is a waste of energy, but what's even worse is continuing to stay stuck in mindsets that have topped out.
A successful process needs a team representing the interests of the population to make the important decisions of improving process and safety.
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Fewer than 30 percent of ASSE's members today engage with their local chapters even once per year, and most members pay additional dues so they can belong to a common interest group or practice specialty.
Energy conservation is critical in these overextended times. The most effective motivation entails supporting others.
Standing outside the pharmacy, what should have been recognized as warning signs became boldly obvious and I felt embarrassment for thinking, just 10 minutes prior, that I felt fine.
"We have always had a one-size-fits-all approach, blanketing a whole area with CPR training, and we assume that will get to everyone," said Dr. Comilla Sasson, M.D., MS, the statement's lead author.
Most of us work and live out of control at least to some degree. Yet wherever we’ve worked worldwide, we’ve found everyone seeks to have more control.
Leaders must develop and master accountability to drive excellence in safety performance and culture.
WMATA's Richard Sarles believes the greatest threat comes from complacency, something I've also heard from SafeStart founder Larry Wilson and others.
Creatives have custom needs that differ from more "procedural," hands-on contributors. Elevating their mindsets is the name of the game.
Workplace health promotion programs cut average worker health costs by 18 percent, and even more for programs involving older workers.