Every organization should understand that the overall aim of incident management is to decrease incidents and learn from past events. If the investigation attempts merely to find someone to blame for, employees easily become reluctant to report. This article provides three points that can help shape workplace culture built on “no blame, no fear, learn”.
Could a systematic approach blind us from the other, less rational reasons behind an incident? Common tools and models used for incident investigation tend to emphasise mechanistic approaches, whilst some of the causes may have been influenced by social psychological factors. In this guest blog, Robert Sams discusses the limitations of a rational system and the ways in which it could be improved.
How can learning to see improve incident management? The third guest blog for our Incident Management Month 2017 is by John Dony, director of the Campbell Institute. Read his post to find out how incident management can benefit from visual literacy.
The new OSHA recordkeeping rule is capitalizing on the power of transparency, but it has been and still is a controversial update. It’s correct to say that public scrutiny is sometimes the kick that companies need in order to improve, but will the benefits be worth the challenges? First of all, what is the new … Read More
Our first guest blog for #IMM2017 is reprinted here by kind permission of Shawn Galloway from ProAct Safety. In this article, Galloway discusses safety ownership and behavioral integrity in relation to incident management. He provides helpful questions to guide readers through an analysis of their organization’s safety ownership.
Press Releases November sees the launch of the second Incident Management Month #IMM2017 31 Oct 2017 · Glasgow, UK November 2017 sees the launch of the second annual Incident Management Month by enterprise SharePoint EHS software providers Pro-Sapien. The campaign aims to highlight the importance of improving workplace safety by promoting a culture of thorough … Read More