Over my years acting as a safety consultant, I have several times been brought in because of the unfortunate (yet common) occurrence of otherwise successful companies failing to achieve even the least ambitious safety goals, having spent disproportionate amounts of … Read More
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
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
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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