Safety System

Safety Management

Is Safety Management Too Expensive?

Many well-intended companies are drowning in a sea of rules, cardinal rules, complicated procedures, and high dollar “quick fixes.” The result is often a prohibitively expensive and overly complex workplace, where getting anything done “by the book” (including safety management) … Read More

Safety Program Sustainability

7 Steps to Safety Program Sustainability

When considering sustainability, many organizations think of environmental concerns and the capacity to endure in this aspect. But what about the sustainability of a safety program? How does the program endure, evolve, and continually improve? Professionals in the safety field … Read More

Performance-Based Assessment

Beyond Compliance: Using Performance-Based Assessments to Drive Continuous Improvement

For almost 20 years of my career, I led assessment teams and assessment organizations for both commercial nuclear and defense nuclear facilities.  Along the way I learned to value the power of work observations in assessing safety performance, as well … Read More