Learning from Tesla’s Elon Musk: A Lesson in Safety Leadership

A recent article published on inc.com described an email communication sent out by Tesla CEO Elon Musk in response to a report that the injury rate at one of the Tesla manufacturing plants was reaching a dangerously high level. The email reads as follows:   No words can express how much I care about your […]

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How to Improve Training Results

We hear the constant declaration that common sense is required in health and safety but based on current accident statistics, it simply demonstrates that it doesn’t exist. If common sense were a reality, then there would be no need for orientations or training, people would somehow magically know what to do. The evidence shows that […]

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The Economics of Occupational Health & Safety Training

When you think about what makes a business successful, what likely first comes to mind is profit. Beyond profit, perhaps you start to list the things that contribute to a business’ ability to churn a profit: good customer service, a sound business model, an excellent product brand, and management with inspired visions leading engaged staff. […]

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The Connection Between Pay Equity Legislation and Health and Safety

Pay Equity vs. Equal Pay for Equal Work The Pay Equity Act requires employers to identify and correct gender discrimination that may be present in their compensation practices and to adjust the wages of employees in female job classes so that they are at least equal to the wages of employees in male job classes when they are […]

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