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.
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.
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.
Many states provide this protection to engineers and architects. Industrial hygienists and other safety and health professionals should have it, as well.
Hero-leaders use the Underworld stage as a personal springboard to pave the way for a true change in outlook and actions.
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.
Effective culture assessments shouldn’t prompt strategy; they should validate it and, most importantly, improve the success of execution.
Never give up. Change is always possible by thinking and doing things differently.
The online forum offers many resources to help plants minimize waste and save money through sustainability initiatives, recycling, and lean manufacturing.
The report says the estimated cost of infectious diseases in the United States exceeds $120 billion annually.
I've never seen a "blame the worker" mindset create high-level safety performance--especially with repeating problems.
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.
No certified inspector ever performed an internal inspection of the failed vessel during the six years it was in use, according to CSB's video.
It's critical that strategic leaders bridge, not create nor perpetuate, the initially apparent gulf between older and younger workers.
The NFPA report confirms the predicted 30 percent reduction since 2003 in deaths attributed to smoking-materials fires.
You've got to fix the bones of a house before finishing carpentry and cosmetics.