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.
You already have one, but is it as effective as it could be?
High-results companies find creative and changing mechanisms for reviewing and reinforcing new mental and physical skillsets.
Never forget the criticality of integrating business thinking into the fabric of safety.
Our final 2012 webinar reinforced the point that safety managers must use a team approach to address the potential for violence at their workplaces.
Plowing ahead without continuing to assess others' reactions often leaves them on the sidelines during an improvement process.
You can simultaneously make a positive impact on several types of injuries with one unified strategy. No question, this is a higher-level leadership skill.
"It would surprise me if OSHA didn't involve itself in home-based work," says John Michael, vice president and general manager of Business Interiors by Staples.
How fast you go about evolving desirable safety culture behaviors is the difference in control and influence.
The quest for an absolute fail-safe -– when none exists -– can make leaders more vulnerable to being sold a bill of goods, with wild promises followed by crashing disappointments.
One analyst said the refinery "needs relatively little maintenance" because much of its equipment is new, having been installed after the March 2005 explosion.
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Cycle through the 12 Steps for Effective Leadership, each time with greater nuance, on a higher level.
Provide consistent attention to the changes you want.