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Too Much Bad News in 2015 CFOI Data

Dedication, communication, training, effective management and disciplinary action when necessary, and adherence to best practices and current standards are part of the answer.

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President-elect Trump has promised to eliminate EPA, which was created during the administration of Republican Richard Nixon.

25 Indicators of Ergonomic Progress

Tangible and sustaining improvements are built in three stages.

Five Types of People in Organizational Change

Experience shows that change, especially culture change, happens best from within.

Warding Off Cyber Threats to Health Care

Security breaches and cyber attacks on the health care system are increasing, and such breaches now average $3.8 million in cost per attack, HHS reported.

Early Vision Leadership

Focus on earliest indicators of momentum. Actions taken usually don’t blossom into statistical changes for a period of time.

3 E's For Steering Superior Safety

Enlist these three critical, interlocking "E's" in your own way and you’ll also achieve remarkable strides in Safety performance, communications, leadership, and culture.

Checking the Safety of Closed System Transfer Devices

The Nov. 7 meeting allows NIOSH personnel to give an update of new protocol developments.



Big News for Telecommunications Workers

A10.48 and TIA 322 are fast tracked, with a Jan. 1, 2017, effective date for both.

Discovering Safety: Why Participation Does Not Equal Engagement

Solely broadcasting "shoulds" and "have-tos" quashes energy and internal motivation.

Rethinking Safety Excellence

Great performers are able to demonstrate the ability to win over and over again.

Latest Rule Boosts Our Food Safety Preparedness

The registration of food facilities has long been considered a key component of food safety.

Leading Expectations

Positive expectations are definitely helpful—as long as they're in balance.

Characteristics of Effective Safety Culture Change Agents

Often, employees who have been injured develop serious attitudes about safety and have great credibility when they speak about safety to others.

Formula for Improving Safety Culture

Good or bad, you have already created a safety culture.

A Recipe for Better Trauma Care

"Every US resident should have the best possible chance for survival and functional recovery after injury. When it comes to trauma care, where people live ought not to determine if they live."

Preventing Strained Communications

Strong communications are critical to supporting, guiding, and influencing; a leader's connections with others heighten the ability to influence, as well as quantity and quality of work performance.

Raising Ergonomic Mindfulness

The key is to incorporate an easy-to-do, specific approach.

Why So Many Dog Attacks?

State Farm paid more than $118 million as a result of 3,181 dog-related injury claims in 2015.

Communicating Your Safety Excellence Strategy

When communicating your strategy, your audience must be able to see themselves as actors within the strategy.