THE EFFECTIVE SAFETY LEADER: Leadership Style & Best Practices
- 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...
- 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;...
- 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...
- Don't Just Manage Musculoskeletal Disorders, Drive Performance through Ergonomics. Mallon, James // EHS Today Exclusive Insight;3/5/2012, p5
The article discusses the results of Humantech's benchmarking study of how companies implement their ergonomics programs. The study discovered a common belief that most companies thought they are ahead in their ergonomics process than they actually were. In addition, many organizations expect...
- HSE guidance on benchmarking. // Manager: British Journal of Administrative Management;Jan/Feb2000, Issue 18, p6
Reports on the Health and Safety Executive's publication of guidance on health and safety benchmarking for businesses in Great Britain. Definition of benchmarking; Example of how benchmarking is used; Contact information.
- Sharing & comparing. Bibbings, Roger // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;May2012, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p63
The article discusses comparing health and safety performance and sharing best practice as key to establishing a professional approach to industrial operations. It states that health and safety appears to be an area in business where most progressive companies are more relaxed over sharing...