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Safety Recognition

Common Problems with Behavior-Based Safety Processes: Low Participation

by Terry McSween, Ph.D.

In a previous article I shared the data collected from a group of 35 construction and maintenance contractors that had active behavior-based safety peer observation processes. In a session on common problems with behavioral observations, I used an audience response system to quantify the issues that participants were having with behavioral safety observations.

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S.T.A.T.: Safety Today Avoids Tragedy

In 1998, the Thunder Creek Gas Services, LLC Company was established with just over a handful of employees as a joint venture to build a gathering and transportation system for natural gas in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin. Since that time, the enterprise has grown into a successful organization of currently almost 40 employees with locations in Gillette and Douglas, Wyoming, and Denver, Colorado.

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Ask The Expert: How Can We Keep People Interested In Our Process?

by Grainne A. Matthews, Ph.D.

“How can we keep people interested in our process?” is a question frequently asked by those dedicated souls working long and hard to maintain their behavioral safety process but whose colleagues may ask, “Why should I keep participating?”

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Common Problems with Behavior-Based Safety Processes: Leadership Participation

by Terry McSween, Ph.D.

In the last newsletter I shared the data collected from a group of 35 construction and maintenance contractors that used active behavior-based safety peer observation processes. In this article, I continue the topic with data from a different audience. The data presented in this paper come after the same discussion with attendees at the 2012 Behavioral Safety Now (BSN) conference.

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