Archives for November 2014

Just a Few Days Left to Register for the Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Safety-Leadership Workshop!

EVENT: “From Compliance to Culture” Safety-Leadership Workshop, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Dec 1-2, 2014. If you are located in Southeast Asia (or surrounding regions), we invite you to join us for an immersive two-day training event to learn how to build and lead a sustainable safety culture in your organization.  Sponsored by Opus Kinetic, this safety […]

Use Props and Visual Aids: Tips for Enhancing Your Safety Leadership Presence

Whether you’re communicating a general safety message, leading a safety meeting, or conducting safety training or safety culture training,  one of the best ways to reinforce your message is to use a prop or other visual aid.  In fact, it can mean the difference between your audience retaining only 5% of your message, or up […]

Get Your Spectators on the Field: Tips for Improving Safety Culture

The Energy Investment Model is a way of looking at the attitudes of people facing planned change, such as improving safety culture, and how much energy they will invest in that attitude. This can be a very handy tool when planning stakeholder management, as part of an overall change management plan. Each of us can […]

Ask, Don’t Tell: Enhancing Your Safety Culture Development through Active Listening

There’s an old adage that we’ve mentioned many times in the past, but it’s just as important for safety culture development, particularly when communicating safety to a group of people. It goes like this: “No one disagrees with his own ideas.” That principle seems obvious enough; unfortunately we almost never leverage it to our advantage […]