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New Year’s Goal Setting?

  I have never been a big new year’s resolution person, but I do like to use the end of the year as an opportunity to reflect and do three things: Be grateful for what I have. Be grateful for what I have. Recognize and feel good about my accomplishments, however small. Adjust my goals,Continue reading “New Year’s Goal Setting?”

My First Book – Selling Safety, Lessons From a Former Front Line Supervisor

Almost three years ago my youngest daughter wrote these messages on the whiteboard in my home office. I was unemployed for the second time in less than two years and she sensed that I was out of sorts, to say the least. I blogged about it on April 17, 2017, 12 Surprising Leadership Lessons IContinue reading “My First Book – Selling Safety, Lessons From a Former Front Line Supervisor”

The Art of Safety Part II Safety Leadership and Culture Change

In a previous blog, I talked about the two (2) sides of safety: The technical side and the soft skills side, or as I called it, the art of safety. The technical side establishes our credibility and opens doors to conversations about hazard identification and injury prevention. The art of safety is the soft skillsContinue reading “The Art of Safety Part II Safety Leadership and Culture Change”

The Art of Safety – Safety Leadership and Culture Change

My professional and personal development plan includes attending at least one national conference and one regional conference every year. I attended Safety 2018 in San Antonio and the Georgia SHE conference in Savannah last year. I always come away more energized because I expand my technical knowledge, I get to hang out with like-minded safetyContinue reading “The Art of Safety –
Safety Leadership and Culture Change”

Games, Gimmicks and Giveaways

Dan Peterson’s 10 Basic Principles of Safety, Principle #3 An employee safety bulletin board caught my eye recently. More specifically, it was the bingo card that stood out in the middle of the board. When I asked the operation’s manager about it, he gushed at how they use bingo to manage safety. Dan Peterson’s 10Continue reading “Games, Gimmicks and Giveaways”

What’s Your Personal Safety Reputation?…It Matters!

We often make purchases based on the vendor’s reputation. A reputation that’s often spread by word of mouth. Safety works in the same way. Front-line employees often buy safety from their supervisor based on the supervisor’s personal “safety” reputation. Here are three fundamental principles to follow to build the foundation for a strong personal safetyContinue reading “What’s Your Personal Safety Reputation?…It Matters!”

What's Your Personal Safety Reputation?…It Matters!

We often make purchases based on the vendor’s reputation. A reputation that’s often spread by word of mouth. Safety works in the same way. Front-line employees often buy safety from their supervisor based on the supervisor’s personal “safety” reputation. Here are three fundamental principles to follow to build the foundation for a strong personal safetyContinue reading “What's Your Personal Safety Reputation?…It Matters!”

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