Tips To Avoid The “Plug-And-Play” Mentality

Safety training videos can help participants learn, but all too often they are used as the only method. Most experienced trainers will tell you that the secret to success is good pre-planning. Whether you decide to use video or not, it starts with a clear understanding of the learning or behavioral objectives of the class. Based on what you want to accomplish, choose the method(s) of instruction for those you plan to instruct.

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The Secret To Outstanding Performance

At the end of the day, achieving outstanding safety performance requires employees who are willing to do the “right thing” and management that expects nothing else. However, our thinking about work and safe work practices can get in the way. This post by Rob Chvatal suggests the importance of developing a “No Matter What” attitude toward safety.

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There’s A Glimmer Of Hope …..

Positive motivation is more successful, by far, than the old looking for mistakes and swoop in with a “gotcha”. Today’s post gives important ideas to improve human performance.

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Teaching People To Follow Won’t Work

When it was introduced the behavior based safety approach was thought to be the silver bullet need to improve safety performance. However, over time safety professionals now agree that BBS is limited. To achieve safety excellence focus on the organizational culture and its systems under which work is performed. Take the spotlight off the workers and define your cultural issues and gaps in perceptions. These will point you toward the path of success.

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