As the title says, this is the Thanksgiving weekend. Although around one in three of you will be working, we hope that you all get to spend a little time with your families and friends over this holiday period. We are a UK-based company, so the concept of Thanksgiving is often a little lost … Read More
The latest of our guest blogs for #IMM2016 is reprinted here by kind permission of Dave Collins at safetyrisk.net. In this article, Social Psychology expert Dr. Rob Long, Principle Trainer at Human Dymensions, discusses incident investigation and the limits of risk imagination. ‘Everything you can imagine is real’ – Pablo Picasso I often get asked … Read More
Ron Parker highlights how an accident has cause and effect not just for the injured party, but various other stakeholders too.
Just 16% of health and safety professionals employed in the US in 2014 were female, but there is a growing community of women in EHS.
John Dony gives his thoughts on leading indicators and trusting our instincts as well as data.
Incident reports help find out why accidents happen, but also why they do not. Data and lessons are shared, feedback keeps staff in the loop, and, in fact, incident reporting schemes are cheaper than the cost of an accident. Reports are a reminder of hazards and organizations can use information to change processes for the future. … Read More
In this article, the next of our guest blogs for #IMM2016, experienced safety professional Thomas Arnold, discusses how best to optimize the safety observation program within your business/organization. This article was originally published on Incident Prevention on 22 August 2016 and is reprinted with the author’s permission. World-class organizations do not achieve sustained safety excellence without … Read More
November 2nd 2016 saw the 18th annual National Stress Awareness Day (#nationalstressawarenessday) take place, organized by the International Stress Management Association UK. The tagline for this year’s campaign was “Workplace Wellness – Your Prime Investment”. In this blog for #IMM2016, we look at how stress impacts not only on the individual, but on the organization … Read More
In the latest of our guest articles for #IMM2016, best-selling EHS author, keynote speaker and President of ProAct Safety, Shawn M. Galloway discusses how a zero incident goal within a workplace actually encourages employees to take more risks, rather than achieve overall safety excellence. Zero incident programs and goals are the desires of average safety cultures, not excellently-performing … Read More