At BLR’s Safety Culture 2018 conference, taking place September 13-14 in Atlanta, Dr. E. Scott Geller, a senior partner of Safety Performance Solutions and an alumni distinguished professor at Virginia Tech University, delivered an opening keynote titled Seven Life Lessons for Safety and Beyond. Dr. Geller provided attendees with some key insights from his 50-plus […]
The EHS Daily Advisor Safety Standout Awards highlight companies and safety professionals who excel in making their workplaces safer. Help us recognize these outstanding companies who are runners-up for our latest round of awards, which had a special focus on safety culture!
The EHS Daily Advisor Safety Standout Awards recognize companies and safety professionals who excel in making their workplaces safe, and this round of awards was all about safety culture. Read on to meet our award winners, who will be recognized at the upcoming Safety Culture 2018 event!
Safety excellence requires a strong safety culture. But what is an ideal “Total Safety Culture” and how can we best achieve one? What are the roles of Behavior-Based Safety (BBS) and Human and Organizational Performance (HOP)? We’re finding out today in a Q&A with E. Scott Geller and Steve Roberts from Safety Performance Solutions, Inc., […]
From an employee’s acceptance of a job through the prehire process and into day 1 at the organization, your company’s onboarding practices set the tone for the success—or failure—to come. Is your onboarding program boosting your safety culture, or is it hindering it? Read on for some safety culture onboarding best practices in a Q&A […]
How complete and comprehensive is your safety strategy? Does it have the right ingredients? Do you even have a safety strategy? As we draw nearer to Safety Culture 2018, it’s important to do a little self-assessment when it comes to your current culture and strategy.
Safety culture is a critical topic for EHS leaders across high risk industries right now. It’s no secret that organizations with the strongest cultures have more engaged employees, superior safety performance and most importantly, fewer workplace incidents. But when it comes to building and fostering a safety culture that sticks, many organizations still struggle.
The impact of safety training on your overall cultural efforts is enormous. But how can you implement training that will engage your employees, and what common mistakes must you avoid? The EHS Daily Advisor gets some tips from Thomas E. (Ted) Boyce, Ph.D., a learning expert and a speaker at the upcoming Safety Culture 2018 […]
Almost every EHS professional knows about risk assessment. But have you considered its impact on the overall health of your safety culture? Today we’re taking a look at how culture and risk assessment overlap in a Q&A with Gary Higbee, President and CEO of Higbee & Associates, Inc.
In 2007, the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) issued its final report on the 2005 explosion and fire at the BP Texas City Refinery. In addition to examining human factors and process safety deficiencies that directly contributed to the explosion, the CSB looked—for the first time in its history—directly at the corporate safety […]