Compassion, Consistentcy, and Continuous Improvement: Part 4

Much of my career has been focused on two primary types businesses: Startups and Turnarounds. A company has just opened and needs someone to write the programs, perform the training, and create sustainability has many of the same challenges as a company that admits to not having robust safety systems and has a deep desireContinue reading “Compassion, Consistentcy, and Continuous Improvement: Part 4”

Compassion, Consistentcy, and Continuous Improvement: Part 3

In the first two posts of this topic, I discussed the fact that a good safety system comes at the expense of hard work. Just like any habit or cultural change, it takes time, effort, and desire. I have never found the silver bullet approach to create a sustainable safety program. Simply stated, a robustContinue reading “Compassion, Consistentcy, and Continuous Improvement: Part 3”

Compassion, Consistentcy, and Continuous Improvement: Part 2

During my time as a safety professional, I have come to the conclusion that there are no easy routes to create a safety culture. There are so many gimmicks, sales pitches, online programs, and consultants that try to sell the easy safety approach. “Decrease recordability by 35% each year” or “The method of behavior basedContinue reading “Compassion, Consistentcy, and Continuous Improvement: Part 2”

Compassion, Consistentcy, and Continuous Improvement: Part 1

Coming up in the fall, I attend my first weekend long seminar to begin the process of writing my PhD thesis. I am a little behind in taking this first class, but that’s what life will do to you. I am both excited and nervous about this first deep dive into the process of researchingContinue reading “Compassion, Consistentcy, and Continuous Improvement: Part 1”