Saying an organization’s safety program is world class “allows people to be tempted to take their foot off the gas even though they aren’t at the finish line,” say Don Groover and Jim Spigener from DEKRA.
“For a leader to be willing to do the things that are necessary to transform the organization, he or she must take safety personally,” says Jim Spigener, chief client officer at DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability.
“Organizations that implement oversimplified BBS systems are shortchanging themselves and their people,” says Jim Spigener of DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability, who encourages the use of system-focused BBS.
“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.
Jim Spigener from DEKRA Insight discusses how, as oil prices make a comeback, "leaders who don't get in front of the upswing and include safety in the rebuild will likely find themselves in a losing game of catch-up."
Jim Spigener from DEKRA Insight details why the downturn in the oil industry is also producing “some very real, very serious implications to safety both at the worker level and in the process safety arena.”
“Getting” safety includes not just understanding the importance of it, but also having a willingness to personally invest yourself in the process – and that's when three things start to look and feel different.