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Do You Have a Safety Silo?

By Susen Trail in Safety Culture

06/12/2019

Do you have a Safety Silo?

When safety is seen as something separate from the company, as the job of the guys on the Safety Committee and/or the Safety Manager, then you have a Safety Silo.  Here are some diagnostics:

  1. If employees refuse to follow a safety practice...

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The Need for Management Support for Safety

By Tom Fitzgerald in Safety Culture

04/23/2019

As we alluded to in the previous articles, management’s philosophy on safety can set the tone and the culture of the entire organization.  You can understand how management feels about safety in the way they approach it.  Is safety something they feel they must do, or something...

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Safety Goals vs. Values

By Tom Fitzgerald in Safety Culture

04/01/2019

Your assignment to Safety Managment is a very important one. In my opinion, nothing is more important!   Danger may lurk everywhere in your organization; the equipment and environment can kill and maim in the blink of an eye.  Even more insidious, are the environments...

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You Have The Safety Role - Now What?

By Tom Fitzgerald in Safety Culture

03/27/2019

For some of us, we are lucky enough to have formal training and education in EHS (Environmental, Health, and Safety) prior to be given the resigns of “Safety Management”.  At some point, you had some interest in all the different topics of the job.  Maybe the science and...

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

By Susen Trail in Safety Culture

04/28/2018

April 28th is the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This is a great opportunity to take a few minutes to reflect on how far workplace safety has come, while considering the possibilities in front of us that will produce even better results tomorrow.

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The Cost of Employee Turnover

By Susen Trail in Safety Culture

01/31/2018

Simple Safety Coach dashboard includes a Safety Observations form that provides employees with a means to provide kudos to their fellow employees doing a great job safely and to reporting unsafe conditions. The employees can watch the actions taken by their company to abate those unsafe...

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