Category: Health & safety culture

Traditionally safety is viewed as a lack of injuries and fatalities. But let’s stop for a moment and see it for what it is – not what it isn’t.

I’d like to thank everyone who has shared their ideas and stories throughout the past year – helping Speaking of Safety live up to its name.

We can’t always be there to look out for our kids – especially once they get into the workforce – so let’s do all we can to be sure they know look out for their own safety.

By now, readers in Northern BC have probably seen two new TV ads about workplace safety from SHARP (Safety Health Awareness Research Program). One of the ads deals with lockout and other depicts the risks posed by working under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

I went to the 2012 Safety Forum and Luncheon on October 25, 2012 at Newlands Golf and Country Club in Langley. Read more about who won and what it says about safety culture in BC.

This video tells the story of how a man’s injury shaped the way he deals with safety as the owner of a company. See what WorkSafe Montana says about the power of safety culture.

I met Terry Bogyo at the Make It Safe conference for manufacturing, after his keynote address “Rewire Your Safety Culture: Is there an app for that?” Can you guess the answer to his question?

“When you engage the leaders of an organization – whether it’s the CEO, president, or vice president of the business side – they understand that it actually is better for business to work safely,” says Donna Wilson, WorkSafeBC’s VP of Industry Services and Sustainability. Donna is opening the second day of the Make It Safe […]