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7 Habits of Highly Effective Safety Companies

Personal development logic easily transcends into better business practices:

1. Be proactive: Stephen Covey nailed this one. The key is not to “think” but “be” proactive. A subtle difference courts kind of pick up on …

2. Begin with the end in mind: Many larger organisations have an unhealthy fixation with process and not outcomes; in no small
part driven by FSC, ISO and Self-Insurance accreditation. No wonder they are struggling in real terms despite being “compliant” …

3. Putting first things first: Re-orientating focus to optimising non-negotiable and core elements of your risk management framework will always derive the greatest benefits. Become a “good student of the obvious” and don’t major in the minor.

4. Think Win / Win: Simplification.

5. Seek first to understand and then be understood: Workers commonly offend, behave recklessly or negligently, find excuses for not complying with your magnificent obsession (your paperwork) and go off “on frolics of their own”. The key is get curious (as to why) before getting furious.

6. Synergy: 1+1=3. Mr Covey was talking about leverage. Which level within your corporate hierarchy exerts in real terms and time, the most leverage over employees and contractors? Train them well and you have real leverage.

7. Sharpen the saw: I think this could mean your safety management system. In many organisations it is really a blunt instrument, overweight and sluggish. There is no value in drowning employees in information but starving them of
wisdom…

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Written by Bruce Whitehead

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Today was absolutely awesome!! From the moment we sat down you had our attention. You didn’t use scare tactics but you were very honest with the possibility of what can ACTUALLY happen out in the field and also who is potentially responsible…

Rachel Bellino, Seymour Whyte Construction

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Excellent delivery and well suited to the target audience… Overwhelming positive feedback. Better than I anticipated.

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“A Valuable Experience For All Levels In The Team”

Feedback has been overwhelmingly favourable and unanimous view is that it was a valuable experience for all levels in the team.

Mark Whybro, NSW Fire Brigade

“A Brilliant Demonstration Of How Things Can Escalate”

Thanks so much for the Mock Court Session this morning. It was a brilliant demonstration of how issues can end up escalating if they are not dealt with appropriately and we have already received some brilliant feedback.

Emma Lovesy, Colonial First State