Saturday, November 01, 2014

Behavior Behavior

Safety meetings related to personal decisions, behavior and safe attitude

Who Do You Blame When You Have an Accident?

How often have you had an accident in the past year? Have injuries happened to you more often than to your co-workers? If so, do you really know what caused each of those incidents? It’s human nature to find excuses when we make a mistake or do something wrong. We tend to look for reasons outside ourselves when something bad happens to us. But if we don’t understand what has caused our problems, how can we keep them from happening again?

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Repeaters

Some individuals might say they are “accident prone”. But it is not that simple. Your tendency to have accidents is nothing more than the outcome of more specific problems. As an example, are you frequently tripping over items on the floor? Is that a sign of you being “accident prone” or of poor housekeeping?

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Think About It

For years, safety experts have tried to implement programs to prevent worker injuries, and government has passed many regulations to help OSHA enforce workplace safety. But all of the laws, programs and rules in the world can’t keep you from injury – if you don’t think.

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