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UK plc – Why Has Safety Performance Flat Lined?

In this post, I want to share with you decluttering your life and my top tips. Let’s start with defining decluttering. Look at positive and negative motivators and also triggers. We will then look at the various approaches for decluttering. Finally, I want to share with you my top tips and also a checklist that you can use to battle your way through the “clutter maze”.

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10 Myths About Behaviour-Based Safety (BBS)

  10 Myths About Behaviour-Based Safety (BBS) Over the last month (Oct 2018), I spent some time interviewing Professor Scott Geller for the Safety Matters Podcast (SMP). For those of you who are not familiar with Scott, it would be fair to say that Scott is the...

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What Is The UK Corporate Manslaughter Act…

  What Is The UK Corporate Manslaughter Act Are You Familiar With The UK Corporate Manslaughter Act? The Corporate Manslaughter Act, which came into force on 6 April 2008, clarifies the criminal liabilities of companies including large organisations where serious...

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Life Changing Event

  Life Changing Event In this episode, I interview Lisa Ramos during which we discuss her life changing event due to an injury at work. Lisa was involved in a forklift accident, which resulted in an above knee amputation. In the interview, Lisa and her husband speak...

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Definitely Not People Centric Leadership

Definitely Not People Centric Leadership This is a video cameo from that old time classic Star Trek with a reference on leadership and why its definitely not people centric leadership.  An all too familiar story when it comes to safety leadership. This video cameo...

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How To Improve Safety Culture Within An Organisation

  If I had a $1 for every time I've been asked the question “How to Improve Safety Culture Within An Organisation“….wowzer...I would have well over a $500 now!!! How to improve safety culture within an organisation should really take into account the several accidents...

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For Cambridge Analytica, The “Devil Was In The Detail”

Are you familiar with the Cambridge Analytica (CA) story? Cambridge Analytica "used personal information harvested from more than 50 million Facebook profiles without permission to build a system that could target US voters with personalised political advertisements...

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Crisis Management Hits Crisis At Trump Tower

Crisis Management Hits Crisis At Trump Tower Let’s face it, things “will” go wrong even with the best-designed systems and processes. (Murphy’s Law + Law of inevitability). All we can do is our best and make sure that we have addressed all potential risks in a crisis...

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Did Gordon Gekko care about ESG and what exactly is ESG?

  So what is Environment Social Governance and why is it important? Recently, I had the great pleasure of working with a Client who asked me to support them in an Environment Social Governance (ESG) assessment for an Investment Organisation. To say it was strange how...

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Change Management – What Is It and Why Is It Important?

  What is Change Management And Is It Important for Risk Management? Change Management or Management of Change (MoC) is a "process" that helps us to ensure that proposed changes don't result in introducing new hazards or increasing the existing hazards profile. Change...

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What Is Gap Analysis And Why Is It Important?

  What is Gap Analysis? In the "world" of HSE (Health, Safety and Environment), Organisations are often at a juncture where they are unsure about what to do or perhaps where they are...after all, they have to make money and that's far more important...right?  Step in...

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How To Manage Training and Learning Within Organisations

In order to understand how to manage training and learning within organisations, it is important to conduct a review in the form of a Training Needs Analysis (TNA). Whilst the Organisation will have specific needs relative to Corporate objectives and/or...

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How To Develop a Successful Corporate Safety Strategy

Whilst we can adopt specific ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment, we also need to ensure that know how to develop a successful corporate safety strategy, let's start with defining and understanding what is Corporate Strategy. I'll...

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How Does Training Help Future Proofing?

Training For Future Proofing If management and operations within your Organisation are performed by robots, you may want to skip this article, or can you? What about the people who program the robots, service them, monitor them etc.  So, How can we achieve...

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The Most Common Missing Ingredient in Management Systems

Successful Management System Ingredients for Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) are critical for performance improvement. Management System Ingredients may perhaps conjure up an image of something that will be a magic bullet, which will ease away all...

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