The Basic Needs of Safety

The Basic Needs of Safety Understanding behaviors can appear be quite a challenge. In contrast, understanding behaviors is not as difficult as it seems to be. The key to understanding…

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Changing Safety

Changing Safety A Culture of Care Series blog #3 Spencer Beach October 12, 2021 Have you ever been in a meeting where the boss said, “we are going to change…

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The Rush Job

The Rush Job If there are two words that make quality and safety become expendable; those two words would be “rush job”. What is A Rush Job? Here is an…

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The Safety Bubble

The Safety Bubble Why do people often have a reaction when we approach their safety? Sometimes they pushback with anger, frustration, insults and even violence, like in cases of road…

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It Can’t Happen to Me!

It Can’t Happen to Me By Spencer Beach, May 5, 2021   A safety professional recently asked me “how do you address a worker who has a ‘it can’t happen…

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Driving Corporate Culture

Driving Corporate Culture Have you ever heard these statements before; “nobody moves – nobody gets hurt” or “you might as well wrap me in bubble wrap, throw me in a…

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Finding Peace

Finding Peace On April 24, 2003 my life changed in an instant as I was involved in an industrial chemical fire in a brand new house. The fire was created…

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The PPE Push-back Paradox

The PPE Push-back Paradox With the global pandemic of COVID-19 we have an opportunity to explore people’s behaviors in multiple ways. One behavior that has presented itself is the push-back…

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