“This is a moment in time that will not only shape the future of your company, but your future as a leader,” says Don Martin, senior vice president and executive consultant at DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability.
Don Groover and Don Martin of DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability discuss why, “when the concept of exposure reduction is not understood and safety maturity is low, a change in direction can have serious unintended consequences.”
“Our research and client experience has shown that about 25% of OSHA recordable events have realistic serious injury and fatality exposure potential,” says Don Martin of DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability.
OSHA’s serious injury and fatality reporting requirements have been in effect for four years. Don Martin of DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability looks at the numbers and offers suggestions for improving the reporting system.
“Safety planning isn’t exclusive to the workplace. Safety must also be practiced at home,” says Don Martin of DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability, who says employers should encourage employees to “practice behavior at work that reinforces safety at home whenever potential risk is at play.”