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May 19

Safety Isn’t Number One!

How Safety Leaders work with the corner office Take the following quiz about your person in the corner office. In the last ten presentations given by your CEO, what was the main topic? Next, if you looked at the agenda presented at your company’s most recent board of director meeting, what would be the primary …

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May 19

Not Another Safety Meeting!

Making Sense and Getting Results out of Safety Meetings “I have heard many sermons,” a man once said about attending church, “and I have even listened to a few!” While this may or may not hold true for church, it certainly holds true for safety meetings. I have witnessed it time after time; our workers …

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May 19

Managing the Desert Island

Ten Ideas When Safety Professionals Find Themselves All Alone When it comes to safety in your organization, have you ever felt like it was you against the world? Recently, I received an email from a client. I could tell from the ‘tone’ of the email that she was in need of support. We arranged a …

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May 19

How to Launch!

Safety Lessons Learned from Apollo 11 “That’s one small step for man,” Neil Armstrong said from the lunar surface on July 20, 1969, “One giant leap for mankind,” Of course I studied this phrase in school but only now, some four decades removed from Apollo 11’s mission to the moon, begin to fully understand just …

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May 19

Far Forward Safety

Where Leaders Dare to Go… Dr. Jadick was anxious. It was the evening of November 8th, 2004 and Jadick was the Battalion Surgeon for the 1st Battalion 8th Marine regiment. His Marines, along with other Marines and military personnel would be moving against the strongest insurgence of the war, those holding out in Fallujah. In …

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