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- Avoid a kitchen-sink drama. Lacey, Hoda // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;7/7/2003, Issue 2571, p22
Presents a question and answer advisory on regarding cleanliness in a workplace in Great Britain. Impact of a dirty kitchen on employee morale; Suggestion of imposing fines to promote cleanliness; Importance of communicating with concerned employee.
- Commitment, vision and compliance in occupational health and safety. Birkner, Lawrence R.; McIntyre-Birkner, Ruth // Occupational Hazards;Feb97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p20
Focuses on the management of workers in relation to the integration of health and safety within an organization. Distinction between compliance and commitment; Elaboration on the commitment-based effort; Disciplines integrated in the commitment.
- Dealing with discomfort and danger. Pasquarelli, Timothy // HRMagazine;Oct96, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p104
Details how companies operating in harsh and high-threat locations can maintain good employee morale and prevent unnecessary turnover by providing safe working and living conditions as well as basic comforts. Ways on how to solve employee health and safety problems; Development of plans to deal...
- Employee health problems. // Plant Engineering;Oct2003, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p13
Clarifies the issue of allowing a sick employee to proceed with his work assignment. Case of a maintenance painter worker who experienced loss of consciousness on several occasions; Concern of the employee's supervisor in the case; Advice that an investigation must be conducted to assess risk,...
- People-Based Safety. Geller, E. Scott // Professional Safety;Dec2003, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p33
Stresses the importance of people-based safety in bringing about an injury-free workplace. Basic approach to culture change; Actively caring behaviors; Psychology of actively caring; Diffusion of safety responsibility; Making the decision to actively care.
- Actively caring for equity: How perceptions of fairness impact a safety culture. Geller, Scott // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Apr2009, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p16
In this article the author relates his perspective on how employees' perception of equity can influence their contributions to safety and their company. He pointed out that the caring for safety actively demands people to go beyond the call of duty, including removing environmental risks, as...
- The Morale of the Story. Heffernan, Margaret // Fast Company;Mar2005, Issue 92, p79
This article offers a guide to boosting employees' morale during crisis situations. Nothing kills morale like a staff's feeling helpless. A big part of boosting morale is about constructing a haven of logic that offers individuals solutions to any crisis. At its most basic, leaders have to...
- A Preliminary Evaluation of SOLVE: Addressing Psychosocial Problems at Work. Probst, Tahira M.; Gold, David; Caborn, Joannah // Journal of Occupational Health Psychology;Jan2008, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p32
The article assesses the effectiveness of SOLVE, a workplace intervention developed by the United Nations' International Labor Organization aimed at reducing the incidence of psychosocial problems related to job stress, workplace violence, tobacco use, drug and alcohol abuse, and HIV/AIDS. It...
- NEWS FROM Personnel Today. // Occupational Health;Dec2005, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p4
This article presents news briefs from the October and November 2005 issues of Personnel Today. The Metropolitan Police has saved more than Â£ 30m following the launch of a workplace health campaign in 2003, with absence levels falling from 10.2 days to 7.1 at the end of September. Obese...