safety process

Measuring and Improving Observations

Measuring and Improving Observations

Employee involvement is a key component of many safety management systems. However, companies often struggle to find meaningful ways to get every employee engaged. Employee involvement tends to end up constrained to small, fringe groups comprising only a fraction of … Read More

Safety Observations: The Value of Safe + Unsafe

The Value of Including Safe Observations

The safety profession has an unhealthy fixation on measurements based purely on negative values. OSHA recordable and lost time injuries are the first such statistics that spring to mind (both lagging and—I would suggest—negative indicators.) Once they occur, they cannot … Read More