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Identifying Cultural Hazards: 4 Clues Your Organization Is Out of Balance

When we hear the words “hazard assessment”, we often think of physical and chemical hazards.  These are the risks to our employees we can see with our eyes and feel with our hands.  But what if the biggest hazard in your organization is the culture?  Culture, defined as “the way we do things around here”, is created by the people working in the environment.  If you can’t see culture with your eyes or feel it with your hands, how can you determine if you have the culture you want? 


This program looks at some clues that your culture may be contributing to safety failures. 

  • Clue #1: “No One Will Do Anything Until Someone Gets Hurt”

  • Clue #2: “I Can’t Believe Someone Would Do Something So Stupid.”

  • Clue #3: “I Just Knew Someone Was Going to Get Hurt Doing That.”

  • Clue #4: “You’ve Had A Lost Time! What Are You Going To Do About It?”


For each clue, we will examine what could be behind it and what you can do to effectively change your current culture into a culture of success. 

Identifying Cultral Hazards

SLII® Concepts and the Safety Leader

Description: To produce outstanding safety results with fewer resources, organizations need to develop strong yet flexible leaders throughout the organization.  They need to offer safety leadership principles that are understood and practiced by everyone.  SLII® Concepts for Safety Leaders is based on the Ken Blanchard Companies' SLII®, the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical method of effectively leading and developing people, time, and resources in the world.  This program is designed to build awareness around the need to increase the frequency and quality of conversations about safety performance between managers and the people they work with so that competence is developed, and commitment is gained.

Sit Lead and Safety

Safety as a Result:

The Role of the Leader

Description:  RESULTS!  Every organization strives to produce results.  Quantifiable results measured in a multitude of ways.  Some organizations consistently achieve those results and others consistently miss the mark.  Safety is one of those results and it is produced through clear, effective leadership at the front-lines of your organization.  Do your front-line leaders have the knowledge and skills to produce the result of safety through others?  Or do they depend on the rules and a lot of luck to make it through the day?  This program looks at how occupational safety results produced are driven by three critical elements of success: our values, our behaviors, and our culture.

Safety as a Result

Six and ½ Simple Tools to Prove Value, Gain Cooperation and Save Lives

Description:  In this always-popular presentation, author and speaker Rodney Grieve enlightens and entertains as he provides 6½ simple, effective tools to prove value, gain cooperation, and save lives.  Rodney’s sessions are based on years of hands-on experience, observing “the good, the bad and the ugly” of safety management.  They are packed full of facts, stories, humor, and participant exercises that deliver the information necessary to defend profits and protect employees.  Through his captivating and energetic style, Rodney Grieve motivates managers to move from profit-eating compliance to profit-saving improvements, exposing the myths of traditional safety management along the way. Companies that implement just a few of the tools he presents consistently report an immediate, positive impact on their safety programs.  After hearing Rodney’s message, attendees of this session will not only think differently about workplace safety, they will be armed with the tools necessary to create change.

6 1/2 Simple Tools
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