ADI NewsFeed | May 13, 2010 | Issue 5

Welcome to ADI News Feed monthly inbox news and tools developed to bring you a focused look at what matters most. In this edition, we examine leadership and accountability in safety as it relates to today’s headlines. Look for future issues on fluency, Rapid Change™, leadership and more.

Deadly Decisions: Past Predicts Present

Gail Snyder

Behavioral Safety Expert Dwight Harshbarger warns of complacency at worksites in his latest book Witness at Hawks Nest. In this interview, the author shares his insights on the Hawks Nest incident and its implications for current safety managers and professionals. Read More

2 Mines Show How Safety Practices Vary Widely

NY Times

This article shines a light on the differences in safety practices at two non-union mines and how a failure in leadership at Upper Big Branch is likely behind the latest catastrophe that killed 29 and left a community struggling. Read More 

Safety Leadership: Who's Accountable?

With the latest tragedies in mining and oil production, it begs the question, “Who’s Accountable?” Companies understand the importance of safety, but are leaders creating cultures where safety is valued and practiced at all levels? Read More

Wanted: Safety Accountability from Mining Management

Cindy Ashworth

In this article, the author, a devoted resident of West Virginia and behavioral, ignites a passionate discussion about safety accountability at the management level and how historically, the mining culture has been reinforced for the wrong behavior and it's leadership not legislation that needs to change. Read More

Onboard Safety Monitoring Part of Safety Management

Ronald Knipling and Cloyd Hyten

Driver safety, particularly in the trucking industry, demands constant attention to the specific behaviors of drivers to reduce accidents and injuries, thereby reducing road risks, crashes, and traffic violations. In turn, this reduces injuries, property damage, liability, legal penalties, and financial loss. Read More



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