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Welcome Changes for ASSE

Look for the rebrand to start rolling out in the first quarter of 2018 with a refreshed website.

Why Leadership Development Efforts Will Continue to Fail

Profile your desired leader. What would you see them doing or hear them saying that indicates they are in the right position and a change-agent?

Second Circle Leadership

Disconnected leaders are typically stymied when it comes to sensing trends of change, making effective plans, deeply motivating others, and implementing game-changing actions.

Expanding Leadership Vision

In my experience in the realms of Safety performance, Magnifying Vision is the most underutilized of the three types of Visioning.

In Praise of NSC's Moonshot

I applaud the NSC's chief executive and the council for setting this ambitious goal and keeping it on the front burner at every opportunity.

Measuring Behavioral Integrity of Safety Ownership and Improvement

Where there is no behavioral integrity, trust, relationships, and maturing the culture all suffer. Progress will be at a standstill.

3 B's for Preventing Soft-Tissue Injuries

The 3 B's are effective watchpoints for moving and working stronger, safer, and more in control.

What Should You Stop Doing to Improve Safety Performance and Culture?

Thinking we can always be better, and hazards and risks can always be reduced, should dominate thinking throughout an organization.



Embracing the Safety Stand-Down's Message

OSHA's construction industry fall protection standard, 29 CFR 1926.501, was its most-cited standard during fiscal year 2015, and construction standards for safe use of scaffolding and ladders also ranked among OSHA's Top Ten that year.

Great Advice on Leading Indicators

The company decided to pursue "participative ergonomics" and designated 100 ergonomic champions and coaches, along with mentorship programs.

Four Questions to Shape Performance

Which behavior would make the biggest difference in yielding the results you need?

More Productive Leadership by Batching and Sequencing

Dividing attention through multitasking can increase slips/trips/falls, and also contribute to soft-tissue injuries, driving accidents, caught by/between, struck by problems, and many more.

Beyond Supercharging: How Do You Actually Upgrade Safety Actions?

Two methods for change may appear to have comparable components, even be called by similar terms, but may actually be done very differently. And everyone knows the difference.

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.

Visualizing a Comprehensive Safety Excellence Strategic Framework

Most organizations, both at the corporate and local site level can only effectively manage and execute against four to five major priorities per year.

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.

Want to Know What's Up? Watch Reginfo.gov

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

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.

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