Anyone can be an effective leader if provided the right focus, skills, tools, and support.
We'll post reports from the national convention on our website, so be on the lookout during those late August days for items of interest about leadership keynotes and educational sessions.
Perhaps the worker hadn't alerted anyone in the company that he had past back issues. If not, why?
Nine elements have been identified as the most important foci to establish the chemistry that facilitates the necessary climate for a culture of safety excellence to grow.
Miraculous results occur when people really trust that leaders are both truly concerned about them and are competent.
According to the CDC, an estimated 4.4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis, but most of them do not know they are infected.
"The remedy imposed for SeaWorld's violations does not change the essential nature of its business. There will still be human interactions and performances with killer whales; the remedy will simply require that they continue with increased safety measures."
Many supervisors are being asked to do much more. It's not just line workers who've been trimmed to the bone.
Many states provide this protection to engineers and architects. Industrial hygienists and other safety and health professionals should have it, as well.
Winning in safety isn't necessarily accomplished with more effort, programs, activities, paperwork, and meetings. In fact, many times, less is more.
Every leader has daily choices about how much to maintain continuity toward objectives and how to seek out and be receptive to new opportunities.
Neither federal nor state regulations currently apply to the above ground storage tank that leaked into the Kanawha Valley's water supply.
Roles, responsibilities, and results expectations must be clear, situational, measurable, and focused on closing specific gaps.
Hero-leaders use the Underworld stage as a personal springboard to pave the way for a true change in outlook and actions.
Effective culture assessments shouldn’t prompt strategy; they should validate it and, most importantly, improve the success of execution.
The online forum offers many resources to help plants minimize waste and save money through sustainability initiatives, recycling, and lean manufacturing.
Never give up. Change is always possible by thinking and doing things differently.
The report says the estimated cost of infectious diseases in the United States exceeds $120 billion annually.
All effective leaders desire an engaged culture and place that as an indicator of progress toward cultural enhancement in all areas of the business, not just safety.
I've never seen a "blame the worker" mindset create high-level safety performance--especially with repeating problems.