Tips For Road Warriors – Office Ergonmics Part 1

What Impacts Ergonomics?
There are three key areas to look at when deciding how to properly use
mobile office equipment:
1.Posture – keeping our bodies in a neutral
position which provides us with the most strength and the least amount of
stress and strain on muscles and joints.
2.Environment – creating work spaces that
allow us to keep our bodies in as neutral a position as possible.
3.Equipment Use – finding ways to
interactive with the equipment that allows us to keep our bodies in as
neutral position as possible.
This post provides great tips on how to limit or reduce strain and stress when woarking remotely, and well as simple ways to
keep yourself working safely.

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Near-Miss Reporting: Uncovering Deeper Safety Issues

Near-Miss or Near-Hit reporting can have a huge impact on your safety program. Done in a non-punitive, learning and rewarding manner can greatly increase the number of employees actively involved. This story highlights how an effective system can greatly increase involvement and lead to great improvements.

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Sneezers Spread “Ideaviruses”

How we position training or provide context can affect how well we succeed in transferring knowledge. Think about how to create a “WOW” factor, or how to make the experience truely “Remarkable”. As Seth Godin would advise, find ways to create sneezers to spread the “ideavirus”!

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Here’s A Guaranteed Way To Improve Performance

It’s about finding your best way to eliminate distractions so you can focus on priorities. The point to be made is that like a successful marksperson, the best educators and trainers understand the importance of seeing the big picture, but aiming at only one Bulls Eye at a time.

It doesn’t matter if it’s losses from strains and sprains, lacerations, slips and falls, or even driving related. Focus in on these incidents to determine the loss drivers and cause. Then adjust the training content to provide the knowledge or skills that are missing. By doing this you almost always gain improved results.

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Impossible Doesn’t Exist

Creating a psoitive safety culture is no small feat, but can be done by devloping personal responsibility. One way is to engage the workforce in the porcess of problem solving and creating visual images of change. This post has interesting thoughts to help the process.

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How “Rehearsing” Will Improve Your Training

When you rehearse the delivery of a training course you engage your mind and put it into action. The process of rehearsal helps you visualize the delivery, creating opportunities for improvement. Tell stories, play games, and provide examples safely as you work to make the delivery effortless.

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