THE EFFECTIVE SAFETY LEADER: Leadership Style & Best Practices
- Defining 'world class' management. Eckhardt, Bob // Concrete Products;Apr99, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p16
Discusses challenges facing companies in finding a world class safety program for benchmarking purposes. Problem of a world class safety program being recognizable outside the company; Need to conduct research on world class safety systems; Role of good management in quality safety programs;...
- Assessment Matrices for Benchmarking EH&S Programs. Taggart, Michael Dean; Carter Sr., Horlin // Professional Safety;May99, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p34
Describes an assessment matrix, a series of instruments that, when used collectively, will accurately identify hazards and deficiencies in the workplace. Elements of the assessment matrix for benchmarking; Discussion on the experience modification rate used by insurance carriers to determine...
- Managing asset reliability. // DEMM: Engineering & Manufacturing;Jul2009, p8
The article discusses the need for leadership and expertise from operations and expert service provider to achieve industry leading performance. It provides several steps for delivering the best return on investment such as benchmarking of the existing maintenance organization and safety...
- Building a Better Safety Vehicle. Simon, Steven I.; Frazee, Patrick R. // Professional Safety;Jan2005, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p36
Discusses how automobile company General Motors Corp. accomplished a leadership-driven safety culture change in the United States. Benchmarking initiatives; Creation of a corporate safety and health policy; Safety leadership training course of the company.
- Differences in levels of duty of care. // Accountancy Ireland;Apr2012, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p87
The article discusses a benchmarking study conducted by global medical and security services firm International SOS regarding corporate protection of employees working abroad, including information on Duty of Care practices, risk assessment evaluations, and policy implementations.
- Benchmarking. // A-Z of Health & Safety;2006, p47
Chapter 7 of the book "The A-Z of Health and Safety" is presented. It defines health and safety benchmarking as a planned process by which an organization compares its process and performance with others. Organizations compare their processes and performance to learn how to reduce accidents and...
- In search of Benchmarks: How do your safety practices stack up against other work sites? Johnson, Dave // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jun2006, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p1
The article discusses the lack of defining benchmarks that makes environmental health and safety engineering in workplaces difficult and unpredictable in the United States in 2006. The lack of benchmarks hinder managers from having consensus metrics that guide their decisions on staffing and...
- How to use benchmarking to improve your safety and loss control programs. Tochtenhagen, Mark; Vermeulen, Mark // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Aug2007, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p50
The article discusses best practices in improving safety and loss in the U.S. It notes that when a company incorporated benchmarking tools in its loss control information it will have several benefits such as obtaining real-time answers to questions, identifying trends and triggering proactive...
- BREAKTHROUGH Safety Management. Smith, Sandy // Occupational Hazards;Jun2004, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p41
Summarizes topics discussed at the Defining World-Class Safety seminar in New Orleans, Louisiana held in March 2004. Definition of world-class safety management system; Benchmarks to determine world-class safety results achieved by companies; Elements of a world-class safety program.