safety culture

  1. Improving Communication Skills to Influence Safety Culture

Contributor: Dianne Grote Adams, CIH, CSP, CPEA, FAIHA President and Founder of Safex, Inc. This article was originally published in the Autumn 2021 issue of VPPPA’s quarterly magazine, the Leader. As health, safety and environmental (HSE) professionals, we recognize that safety is good business. While we’ve spent years honing our technical skills, we often don’t spend…
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  1. Using Corrective & Preventative Actions to Keep Your Company Safe

Contributor: Toby Graham, KPA Imagine having a process to catch issues before they become problems – keeping your business efficient, your people happy, and your money in your pocket. That’s the premise behind Corrective and Preventive Actions (or CAPA for short). CAPAs are systemic improvements to an organization’s processes designed to fix recurring safety issues. Want…
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  1. Workplace Safety and Your WHY

Contributor: 5th Element Inspection Services LLC Establishing safety as a priority in the workplace is imperative to the well-being of all employees. Not only does it improve general morale, performance, and efficiency, it goes well beyond the job site and affects every aspect of your life. If your personal safety is in question, it is…
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  1. A History of Powerful Women in Construction

Author: Matt Luman, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator, US Farathane This article was originally published in the Winter 2018 issue of the Leader Magazine. In the construction industry, it’s safe to say that women are underrepresented. Even when compared to traditionally male-dominated sectors, women have yet to breakthrough in many areas of construction. Just nine percent…
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