“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.
“The way our brains are wired plays a key role in making work-related decisions that have significant safety implications,” says Matt Hargrove, a principal consultant at DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability.
“Investing in technologies that monitor employees is an ever-increasing employer trend,” says Don Groover, senior vice president of DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability, who wants you to consider your motivations for installing monitoring devices.
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.”
“Involved employees” and “engaged employees”: William Bozzo and Donald Groover of DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability break down why these terms “are sometimes used interchangeably but are quite different.”
“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.