35 Articles found

Articles

indicates free access

  • Organizational Process Safety: Taking Process Safety to the Next Level

    Organizational Process Safety: Taking Process Safety to the Next Level

    There are many models for process safety management that have evolved since the late 80s. Most companies involved in manufacture, storage, use, and transportation of highly hazardous chemicals have adopted one or more versions of these models, and ...

    Scott Stricoff;Hervé Vaudrey

  • Safety at work: Safealign & Bapp Technology - Case Study

    Safety at work: Safealign & Bapp Technology - Case Study

    Leadership development at Montataire, France As a global leader in domestic paints, AkzoNobel manufactures and distributes a complete range of internal and external decorating products in France for both professionals and non-professionals alike. ...

  • Instrumented Safety: The right balance

    Instrumented Safety: The right balance

    The different functional safety guides and standards such as IEC61508/511, which impose formal schemes for the safety instrumented functions (SIF), have brought significant safety gains to the process industry over the last 30 years. Still, we can ...

    Hervé Vaudrey

  • EMEA Safety in Action Conference - New Speaker Announced

    EMEA Safety in Action Conference - New Speaker Announced

    EMEA Safety in Action Conference Process Safety Track October, 21st & 22nd in Antwerp Raise Standards in Your Process Safety Performance Convert Innovative and High-Level Insight from recognised Global Leaders and Experienced Professionals in ...

  • Success Feedback: The key to employee motivation

    Success Feedback: The key to employee motivation

    I recently had an interesting conversation about feedback with a supervisor and one of his direct reports. The supervisor believed providing success feedback would decrease his credibility as a leader. “Why would you say someone is doing a ...

  • Good Intentions Aren’t Enough: Improving process safety leadership

    Good Intentions Aren’t Enough: Improving process safety leadership

    A major global chemical company with a good reputation for safety was recently called out by Dr. David Michaels, the head of OSHA, who said: “[This company] promotes itself as having a ‘world-class safety’ culture and even markets ...

    Scott Stricoff

  • Vice President Bill Bozzo to Host Prestigious Campbell Award Banquet

    Vice President Bill Bozzo to Host Prestigious Campbell Award Banquet

    Bill Bozzo, one of the vice presidents at BST, will be hosting the annual Campbell Award Banquet at the NSC Congress & Expo 2015 this September. The National Safety Council Congress & Expo will take place this year in the beautiful city of ...

  • Our Daily Chance to Get Safety Right: The Pre-Task Tailgate

    Our Daily Chance to Get Safety Right: The Pre-Task Tailgate

    My wife and I are headed to the Caribbean for some fun in the sun that will include our shared passion for scuba diving. As I grabbed my dive gear from the closet for an inspection the other day, I thumbed through my dive log and was immediately ...

    Craig Hathaway

  • Great Leaders Stress Safety: Ask Yourself these Team Stress Reduction “Do You’s”

    Great Leaders Stress Safety: Ask Yourself these Team Stress Reduction “Do You’s”

    It`s no secret that these days employees at all levels are often required to do more with less. When we perceive that available resources are no match for the perceived demands in front of us, we respond naturally with stress. We each have a finite ...

    David Musgrave

  • Speaking Up to Change Behaviours – One by One

    Speaking Up to Change Behaviours – One by One

    When was the last time you jumped in a taxi, only to realise that there wasn`t a safety belt in the back? What about as you`re driving along, you realise the driver doesn`t have his belt on? Or he takes a call? Or he starts to text?! What do you do? ...

    Seb Blair

  • Networking for Safety: 4 Reasons Why It’s a “Must Do”

    Networking for Safety: 4 Reasons Why It’s a “Must Do”

    Network! Network! Network! We`re encouraged to network with others in safety whether it`s over social media or at safety conference. But what if you really don`t know how and you`re an introvert? Introverts can find networking to be quite a ...

  • Why Does Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention Require a Different Approach?

    Why Does Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention Require a Different Approach?

    For some years, safety leaders have seen a troubling disparity between significant decreases in overall injury rates and relatively flat fatality rates. A study conducted in 2011 helps show why: traditional safety efforts often fail to reduce ...

  • Winning a Tough Ballgame: 4 Questions to Help Assess Culture

    Winning a Tough Ballgame: 4 Questions to Help Assess Culture

    It`s my senior year in high school, and I`m pitching the biggest game of my life. We`re in the district finals, winning 5-0, and I`m throwing a shutout. It`s the bottom of the 6th inning (in high school ball, you only play 7) and I`ve managed to get ...

  • Safety in Practice: Applying Behavior-Based Safety to Serious and Fatal Injury Prevention

    Safety in Practice: Applying Behavior-Based Safety to Serious and Fatal Injury Prevention

    Sometimes the best tool for a complex problem can be right in front of us. But does that principle apply in the case of something as complex and urgent as a serious injury or fatality (SIF)? For years, organizations have sought to understand the ...

    Mike Mangan

  • Transformational Leadership: Paradigm Shift or Incremental Change?

    Transformational Leadership: Paradigm Shift or Incremental Change?

    In his 1962 book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, physicist Thomas Kuhn triggered a landmark re-assessment of the history, sociology and philosophy of scientific knowledge. At that time, progress in "normal science" was viewed as the ...

    Ken Jones

  • Video: developing safety leadership

    Video: developing safety leadership

    Despite the critical importance of safety leadership, many leaders don`t fully recognize their own influence. The reaction is understandable. Leaders are, after all, human – and safety issues can be highly complex. This video discusses what ...

  • BST Presents Eight Critical Safety Issues at the 2015 Safety in Action® Conference

    BST Presents Eight Critical Safety Issues at the 2015 Safety in Action® Conference

    We`re proud to unveil the eight safety issues facing organizations today at this year`s Safety in Action Conference in Orlando, Florida. Based on our experience in the field, we`ve selected these issues for their potential to affect the future of ...

  • BST Presents Eight Critical Safety Issues at the 2015 Safety in Action® Conference

    BST Presents Eight Critical Safety Issues at the 2015 Safety in Action® Conference

    We`re proud to unveil the eight safety issues facing organizations today at this year`s Safety in Action Conference in Orlando, Florida. Based on our experience in the field, we`ve selected these issues for their potential to affect the future of ...

    Vira Vielmann

  • Moments of Truth - How will employees perceive your value for safety?

    Moments of Truth - How will employees perceive your value for safety?

    A moment of truth is an interaction that has the opportunity to make or break a relationship. If you think about going out to dinner there are a number of interactions from making the reservation, to valet parking, to seating, to ordering, to food ...

  • Moments of Truth—How will employees perceive your value for safety?

    Moments of Truth—How will employees perceive your value for safety?

    A moment of truth is an interaction that has the opportunity to make or break a relationship. If you think about going out to dinner there are a number of interactions from making the reservation, to valet parking, to seating, to ordering, to food ...

    Greg Robinson