Procedures and penalties have limited effects on safety behaviour, while corporate safety culture determines behaviour, writes Dr Brett Solomon.
The Marikana massacre gave painful birth to a new era and paradigm in labour relations, development, health and safety, says author Prof Philip Frankel.
A slip incident at Westwood Mall, Durban, cost R3 000, an insurance claim, and red faces. Workplace culture failure costs more, writes Edmond Furter.
Not only is Health and Safety induction a legal requirement, but it may be your first and best chance to influence employee attitudes.
Employers who introduce and accommodate spiritual intelligence (SQ) in the workplace are more successful and sustainable, write Findhorn Foundation consultants.
Road safety enforcement is a difficult balancing act between education, awareness, visibility, and penalties. It is easy to get it wrong, writes Mabila Mathebula.
A great variety of safety leadership ‘recipes’ for changing organisational safety culture, indicate that many researchers and practitioners have each found some aspects of an elusive process.
Visiting London, Paris, Beijing, Mumbai and Pune in early 2011, I again had to consider implications of local geo culture for corporate safety culture.
Diagnosing safety management systems and performance, should be supplemented by a safety culture survey.
Construction safety culture is stuck in a ‘swamp’ of pretence and apathy, and has to change to a culture of information, reporting, and assessment.
UAE oil and gas operators had increased oil safety management and industrial culture efforts since a National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) was established five years ago.
Corporate culture symbols, dramatisation, and mascot programmes unlock huge organisational value, but ‘opportunist’ events and mascots soon fizzle out.
South Africa. At Friday’s Tripartite Leadership summit, the South African Chamber of Mines (COM) stated that its members would willingly…