Successful organizations concentrate on a few specific precautions identified by data that will focus efforts to prevent injuries and incidents.
The July 2013 derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, of a crude oil train triggered many federal actions in Canada and the United States as crude oil shipments by rail skyrocketed.
Leaders have to encourage mental readiness, first in themselves and then within everyone else.
Rebuilding trust won't be easy.
If people are unaware of what they need to do or how they need to do it, we must ensure communication is clear and both performance and results based.
No single activity is the answer for everyone. Look for any kind of low-impact, low embarrassment, low-pain activities that are relatively easy to do, low-risk, and are readily available nearby.
Dr. Omalu subsequently was called in to consult on several retired football players' autopsies in which he identified CTE.
Precision is necessary to ensure recovery with the right resources to rebound. If you must make cuts, use a scalpel, not an axe.
While it is desired for all employees at all levels to eventually be involved, perceptions about trust and the use of the data will initially determine who is an observer.
Expert leaders provide hope, deepen relationships, and work toward bringing people together.
An expert panel's report finds WHO does not possess the capacity or organizational culture to deliver a full emergency public response.
Understanding why people do what they do and what they value is important for leaders to know in order to nudge additional effort.
A commonly mistaken perception about perceptions is that these are visually based.
The rule includes requirements for the tunnel inventory, as well as inspection procedures and the qualifications and training of tunnel inspectors.
If you haven't taken the time to attend any of these OSH conferences, you're missing a golden opportunity to learn and network.
For BBS to work, the organization must have a culture ready for the tool to take them to the next level.
Leaders take control of themselves first. They have to discipline themselves to not kneejerk attack disaffected workers.
It is ineffective to make your plans without knowing where you are going and what success looks like, correctly defined.
"We understand the importance of this industry, but workers' lives should not be sacrificed for a better cell phone signal," said Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary for occupational safety and health.
Have a disconnected or relatively disengaged workforce? Aim to get everyone involved in some way, no matter how small at first.