Building High Performance Safety Cultures (More than ‘the way we do things around here’)
What is a Safety Culture?
First published here: http://safetyma.myob.net/news/building-high-performance-safety-cultures/162354If you ask most business leaders to describe their company’s safety culture, they will often say ‘ it’s the way we do things around here’. However, if you take a closer look at the words ‘the ...… Read the rest of the article
We need to make sure this can never happen again
Can you picture this scenario?
Manager: So Ben, I’ve just read through the incident report and I see you injured your back when you ran the forklift into the bollard. I need to ask you a few questions as we need to make sure this type of ...… Read the rest of the article
Impacts of Cognitive Dissonance in the Workplace
Theory of Cognitive Dissonance (CD) describes a condition of stress, or a feeling of internal discomfort caused by conflicting ideas, values, beliefs or practices. Essentially, this is a situation where two or more opposing thoughts are causing psychological discomfort. Humans have an inner drive to maintain harmony between attitudes, ...… Read the rest of the article