For UL, and almost all organizations, having solid planning in place ensures that you’re prepared to deal with emergencies in a controlled manner so that operations remain consistent and customer data is protected. Few companies experience testing of their business continuity capabilities by an event such as the one we encountered when the building housing […]
With Super Bowl Sunday behind us, what better time to tackle my favorite topics. Sports? Occupational Health and Safety? Game on.
I am writing this blog while cruising at 39,000 feet traveling for ASSE’s SeminarFest.
Each year brings major news stories that illustrate the terrible consequences of inadequate safety, risk management and governance practices. 2012 is proving to be no different with a cruise ship catastrophe, mere weeks into the year. As of this writing – there are 11 people confirmed dead and 21 missing; and criticism has been rampant […]
I’m frequently asked my opinion about the most effective training format. Browsing through LinkedIn safety posts, I came across an interesting conversation where a safety manager was inquiring about the best way to conduct new hire orientation. This person was considering computer-based methods as an alternative to instructor-led training.
This week, I traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts to the ASSE Prove It: Measuring Safety Performance Symposium and co-presented with Dave Duden of Deloitte. Our session was titled “Analytics: A New Approach to Performance Management.” Over 200 safety and health professionals were in introduced to this new approach at this symposium.
PureSafety is quite a unique company in regards to safety and health training. Unlike most online training companies, PureSafety has a dedicated, in-house team of safety professionals that live, breath, eat, and sleep safety. In other words, we have “lived the life” and “talked the talk” of our clients. Recognizing this highly valuable internal resource, […]
Can anyone tell me why we are always trying to fix broken parts in this world? We look for them every day, always waiting for something to break. Our newspapers spend pages and pages telling what isn’t working. It actually takes until page 15 that you finally get to the stories of redemption, heroism, births, […]