Archives for July 2014

Changing a Safety Culture Starts with … YOU

The Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy wrote, “Everyone wants to change the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”  This quote is a useful starting point for anyone in a leadership role trying to bring about deep organizational change, such as creating a safety culture.  Too often we set out with clarity about how we […]

Office Worker Safety: Don’t Fall Short on Your Health and Safety Plan!

To the over 40 million North Americans working in cubicles, spilling their Starbucks probably seems the worst catastrophe that could befall them. After all, just how dangerous can it be to sit at a desk in an air-conditioned office where turning on the computer is the most complicated, mechanical action required on an average day? […]

OSHA’s New Directive on Communication Towers Emphasizes Process Safety Management Training

Coming on the heels of nine worker deaths so far in 2014 and a record number of fatalities in 2013, OSHA has recently announced an update to its directive on the use of hoist systems that are used to transport workers to and from workstations on communication towers. In what OSHA calls “an alarming increase […]

Press Release: safetyBUILT-IN to lead Malaysia Safety Leadership Training Event

“The head of one of the nation’s leading safety-leadership development companies has accepted an invitation to one of Asia’s top training events” (Sept. 17, 2014, Denver, Colo.) — Representatives with safetyBUILT-IN announced today that its Principal, Eric Svendsen, Ph.D. has accepted an invitation to facilitate at the safety leadership training event, Opus Kinetic event, Dec. […]

Protected: Understanding Your Affiliative and Democratic Safety Leadership Styles

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