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Victimization and Safety Audit Expectations

(Transcribed from Video at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJpRJg2P6hIvx7JAQsRAxQ) As Steve Covey says, "You manage things, not people." Compliance to rules means to conform, submit, or adapt as required, and it results in a loss of control. How do you react when you have a loss of control? You resist in any way possible, subtly or overt, and you become [...]

2019-02-06T10:58:02-06:00February 27th, 2019|Safety Matters, Video, workplace|

The Command and Control Paradigm

(Transcribed from Video at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJpRJg2P6hIvx7JAQsRAxQ) Command and control is the new paradigm in Alberta. Actually, it's a very old paradigm. It has existed since forever. And that is where you command and control your workers. You command and control your auditors. You basically tell them what to do, and they have to adapt, submit and follow [...]

2019-02-06T10:56:52-06:00February 13th, 2019|Safety Matters, Video|

Company Lifespans are getting Shorter

(Transcribed from Video at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJpRJg2P6hIvx7JAQsRAxQ) In 10 years' time, 40% of the top companies in North America will cease to exist. They will fail. The rate of change is accelerating at a breakneck pace, and basically what is happening is the life of a company is shorter and shorter and shorter. My children of the Millennial [...]

2019-02-06T10:56:01-06:00February 6th, 2019|Business, Video|

Safety and Workplace Discipline

(Transcribed from Video at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJpRJg2P6hIvx7JAQsRAxQ) In the early 19th century, one in four women died in childbirth in hospitals. Actually, sometimes it was up to 100%. That was a paradigm or normal in the 19th century. That was reality, to 19th century people. They didn't think it could be changed. Today, the leading cause of accidental [...]

2019-01-28T10:51:55-06:00January 30th, 2019|Safety Matters|

A look at the Ten elements of the AASP Alberta Parnerships Health and Safety Audits

(Transcribed from Video at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJpRJg2P6hIvx7JAQsRAxQ) The 10 elements of the AASP audit. Element 1 which is management, leadership, and commitment. This has not changed other than the health and safety policy has to have three items. It has to have a phrase, which encompasses all parties and it has to meet the legislation and it has [...]

2019-01-28T10:23:07-06:00January 11th, 2019|Safety Matters, Video|