October 24, 2019

What leaders get wrong about emotional intelligence (and 3 ways to improve it)

The concept of emotional intelligence took a foothold in the 1990s and is considered one of the top skillsets among leaders today. Using emotional intelligence accurately, leaders thrive. Without it, they fail. Communication can suffer and productivity takes a hit. This is the era of emotional intelligence: use it or lose it.
October 23, 2019

The Devastating Consequences of Ignoring Workplace Ergonomics

Here's a shocking statistic: over 45,000 people are killed from opioid overdoses each year in the United States. That's over 100 deaths per day.
October 23, 2019

Using Technology to Improve Safety

Technology is leading the way in safety leadership. It can have a huge impact in the safety training of employees across many industries.
October 18, 2019

Leveling up recruiting and safety with gaming apps

Mobile games promote sustained usage by promising rewards, levels, and bonuses for clearing hurdles and safety challenges placed throughout the game.
October 16, 2019

How To Instill Psychological Safety And Trust In Teams

I believe trust is an indispensable component of a successful team. In 1999, Amy Edmondson wrote a research paper on learning behavior in work teams and concluded that "building trust may be an essential part of creating a climate of psychological safety."
September 24, 2019

Are Safety Leaders Up to the Challenge?

While the variety of work is developing, maintaining employees safety on the job remains the unchanging purpose of all types of safety leadership. You might think that if you asked 1,500 safety training professionals a question, you’d get 1,500 different answers, but as it turns out that’s not the case. Far and away, the most popular answer to that inquiry
September 17, 2019

Virtual reality training could improve employee safety

A new investigation suggests worker safety culture could be enhanced through the use of Virtual Reality (VR) in Health and Safety training, such as fire evacuation exercises.
September 7, 2019

Online Medical Education Firm Medvarsity Ties With Singhania Univ to Enhance Patient Safety Training

Medvarsity Online Ltd., a leader in online medical safety training, partnered with Singhania University to provide in-depth understanding and abilities needed to enhance healthcare excellence and patient safety innovations.
September 6, 2019

Survivors’ advice for others touched by shootings: Seek help

The expression, its appearance blank. No sign of hatred, no glimmer of emotion or concern. A deadness. The right arm is stretched toward him, drawing a target for the gun in hand. "I see him every day," Jim Meyers said, quietly but distinctly.
September 6, 2019

GM ignition switch crisis created culture shift to spot safety defects

Almost one year ago this month, a federal judge in New York dismissed criminal charges against General Motors. The charges were concerning GM's defective ignition switches, a safety leadership crisis that led to one of the most dangerous vehicle defects and biggest recalls in U.S. history. As part of that dismissal, GM paid a $900 million penalty and consented to federal monitoring to suggest ways to develop safety training in their organization.