Safety Stories

Need a good story?  One that's a fun way to gain insight into challenges you face in changing your safety culture?  How about stories that you can share with your managers, workforce, and fellow safety professionals?  Here they are!  Share these Safety Stories via e-mail, facebook, or bring them to your safety meetings to inspire key discussions.    ENJOY!

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Be the Change

July 1, 2012

Practice what you preach in your personal Actively Caring, then change the world.”

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Tumbling down the stairs

February 02, 2012

One key to an ideal safety culture that drastically reduces injuries is for everyone to take responsibility for safety.”

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For those about to ROCK - Salute Caring

December 29, 2011

What does it take to change your decisions to safe ones?  It takes someone caring about you.

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Put your reputation on the line

October 01, 2011

Do you value safety? Prove it with time and money. Put your reputation on the line. Then you will show results.

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It's all about ownership

May 31, 2011

I get asked to visit companies and “diagnose” why their behavioral safety program has “lost steam” or never got off the ground to begin with. Inevitably I find the whole shebang is being run by the safety department and a few anointed safety enthusiasts who do all the observations.

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What you learn from falling on your butt

May 03, 2011

You know you’re a safety geek when you slip and land on your butt on the bathroom floor in a factory’s front office thinking, “What at-risk behavior did I do to earn this bruise?”

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When dad is a safety geek

June 03, 2010

When costs outweigh benefits, safety-related behavior does not happen.

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NASA Newsletter article on Kidz Story

One safe behavior can lead to another

May 31, 2000

The key is to get employees involved in the process.

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