Safety Management Blog

Insights and trends to help you better manage your EHS program to improve compliance & workplace safety

Percent Safe
Blog
Cary Usrey

Percent Safe is NOT a Risk-based Performance Indicator

Unlocking the secrets of Percent Safe Safety inspections and observations are conducted at almost all workplaces. Unfortunately, many companies collect only unsafe findings, creating an incomplete picture of risk. Companies that do collect safe observations tend to use a standard

Read More »
Injury Numbers
Blog
Jim Loud

Don’t Get Blinded by Your Injury Numbers

“What we are measuring is not safety but unsafety” Craig Marriott in Challenging the Safety Quo. “Many companies…continue to measure their systemic safety by the lost time frequency rate…Unfortunately this reflection of personal injury rates provides little or no indication

Read More »
Incident Management
Blog
Cary Usrey

Incident Management Best Practices

Incident Management and incident investigations are a core function of a safety management system. In this four-part series, several key concepts have been previously discussed. First, the purpose of incident management should be to learn and improve. Second, avoiding blame

Read More »