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Leadership. Leaders help themselves and others to do the right things. They set direction, build an inspiring vision, and create something new. Leadership is about mapping out where you need to go to "win" as a team or an organization; and it is dynamic, exciting, and inspiring.

Yet, while leaders set the direction, they must get the buy-in of the workforce they lead. They must do their best to encourage the workforce to take ownership of the work along with ensuring the workers have say in how things go. This is crucial in Safety. Integrity, honesty, and teamwork go a long way.

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    EHS Programs

    Why It's Too Late to Manage One Risk at a Time

    Industry leaders the world over are waking up to the fact that managing risks (including safety exposures) is a key method of controlling loss. However, managing...

    By: Daniel Clark | Safety and Quality Management System Specialist

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    Safeopedia Podcasts

    Safeonomics: Episode 4

    In this episode of Safeonomics, Scott and Gabe spend time with Joshua Russell, CSP who is the Senior Manager for Environmental Health & Safety at the Howard Hughes...

    By: Safeopedia Staff

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    Safeopedia Podcasts

    Share Your Story: Ike Aigbogun

    Safety involves carefully drafted policies, precise protocols, and mountains of protective gear. But above all, safety is about people.That's why we have chosen to...

    By: Tamara Parris

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    Safety Culture

    Hazards Are the Real Enemy, Not the Safety Team

    The safety team's job is to identify and control workplace hazards. Yet, safety personnel are often viewed as a safety hazard themselves.Despite many attempts to...

    By: Shawn Mantel

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    It's Time to Redefine Our Safety Priorities

    The vast majority of large organizations have a health and safety department. That can be something of a misnomer, however, since many of those departments focus...

    By: Karoly Ban Matei | HR and Safety Manager

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    Driving Safety with Kindness

    “Many communicate, but few connect” - John MaxwellKindness is not only a prerequisite for safety - it's at the core of it.Psychological safety must be...

    By: Bryan McWhorter | Lead Safety Advisor, Author, Writer, Speaker


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