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.
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
Press Releases 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 incident management and reporting.In the UK during 2015/2016, there were 621,000 … Read More