safety culture

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Early Bird Registration Open for the 2013 CHC Safety and Quality Summit

Early bird registration is now open for the 2013 CHC Safety and Quality Summit, the world’s premier aviation safety conference. The CHC Safety and Quality Summit is an internationally recognized aviation-safety conference dedicated to improving safety through excellence in human factors. This year the summit will revolve around the theme, “Building an Accident Free Legacy: … Continue reading »

Measuring Safety Excellence: A Practical Framework

What one measurement would provide the greatest insight and facilitate performance and cultural transformation? By Shawn M. Galloway Oct 01, 2012 Hearing the scores before watching Olympic competitions provides an interesting perspective. Being in the United States at the time of the London 2012 Olympics, the results are known hours before the events are broadcasted. Viewers … Continue reading »

Secrets to Safety Committee Success

How do you implement a safety committee that works for you and not against you? How do you create a committee that works to your advantage without generating more complaints rather than solving problems? To lay the foundation for a successful safety committee, you have to remember your A-B-Cs: Assess the current safety culture and level … Continue reading »

Huge Study Aims to Understand the OHS Culture of Ontario Firms

Four health and safety associations in Ontario have joined forces with the Institute for Work & Health to undertake the largest workplace prevention studies in Ontario. The Institute for Work & Health is looking to recruit 5,000 organizations to participate in the study. Informally referred to as the “5,000 Firm Study,” it hopes to understand … Continue reading »

Health & Safety Leadership at Lafarge Vancouver Plants

Over 400,000 hours of safe operation are being celebrated this week at three Lafarge Canada ready-mix concrete plants in the Vancouver area (Kent Avenue, Harbour and North Burnaby) and at its McTar asphalt materials operation. These hours include the delivery of concrete in mixer trucks weighing about 44 tons which require highly trained drivers to … Continue reading »

Safety Officer, Seaspan, Vancouver British Columbia Jobs

An operational role for a committed professional-Delta, BC Seaspan Ferries provides daily scheduled sailings that deliver trailers and containers for our trucking and distribution customers and rail cars to or from Vancouver Island. Focused on making our safety program an effective and integral part of our workplace, you will monitor occupational health and safety compliance, … Continue reading »

Safety Culture Requires Us to Lead by Example

The “do as I say, not as I do” approach is not an effective method of leading, particularly when working to improve an organization’s safety culture. In order to establish an effective safety culture, senior management must lead by example. Culture is the atmosphere created by shared beliefs, shared attitudes, practices and a philosophy that … Continue reading »

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