TITLE

Safety Performance: Not Just a Numbers Game Anymore

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
American Gas;Apr2007, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the safety initiative called Upstream Safety Performance Measurement in the U.S. This philosophy of safety measurement has considered taking a step back from the numbers and looking instead at the people behind them. Tom Taylor, director of safety and health in Consumers Energy Co. of Michigan, has said that safety measurement can no longer revolve around reactive processes based on post-incident statistics. Furthermore, he asserted that the more the industry focuses on numbers, the more it sends a message to employees that it is the numbers that count and not the people or their behaviors.
ACCESSION #
24727323

 

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