“Safety – and the issues surrounding it – is far different from when behavior-based safety first came onto the scene,” says Susan Murphy from DEKRA Insight, who presents five principles for creating a modern injury-reduction system.
“Many organizations have not yet installed effective measures that actually get people thinking and executing correctly when it really counts,” says DEKRA Insight’s David Musgrave, who discusses new neuroscience-based ways to keep employees safe and unplanned events at bay.
“The new year can bring additional short-duration or evolving work projects and, with them, a heap of unique obstacles to safety,” says Jim Spigener from DEKRA Insight, who shares “a better way to increase the behavioral reliability” at these worksites.
Jill Wiltfong from DEKRA Insight speaks with Dr. Susan Koen – an expert on human reliability, workplace fatigue and high-performing work systems – about why performing the same tasks time and time again can contribute to failure to recognize changes and the associated risks.
Indianapolis – After four Dow Chemical Co. employees were killed on the job in 2016, it became Laura Ambrose’s mission to change the way the Midland, MI-based company approached serious injury and fatalities.
Jill Wiltfong from DEKRA Insight says EHS professionals are often tapped to head up sustainability efforts because “We’re good (or should be) at these things.” She offers five steps for developing a comprehensive approach to sustainability.
"There’s no doubt the factory as we know it today is changing radically, and the effect on workplace safety with be huge," notes DEKRA Insight's Jill Wiltfong, who talks with colleague Stefan Rutten from DEKRA Certification.