Alan Quilley

The Problem With ZERO Goals and Results By Alan Quilley I've been doing a great deal of thinking and writing about the variety of associated problems with using injury data to support the belief that low injury/damage results equate to a corporation being safe. The truth is that very safely operating companies have very low numbers of ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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The Emperor Has No Hard Hat – Still As Valid Today by Alan Quilley, first published here: safetyresultsblog 10 Year Anniversary Sale! He’s not only 10 years older…he’s ten years wiser! It’s been 10 years since my first book “The Emperor Has No Hard Hat – Achieving REAL Workplace Safety Results” was published. It’s been quite a ride since ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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An Open Letter to the CEOs and Their Management Teams About Safety Excellence First Published here on LinkedIn Pulse Here are the Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually DO! Make 2016 the year your company achieves Safety Excellence…here’s how you do it: 1) Make safety look more like your business and less like a “program.” Safely is ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Avoid Seeking the Impossible by Alan Quilley. First published here: https://safetyresults.wordpress.com/2015/12/25/avoid-seeking-the-impossible/ There seems to be a theme lately in the Safety World – Humans intellectually looking for impossibly high reliability where there is none. Seeking perfection where none exists. Seeking Anti-fragile (I really don’t like that artificially created non-word) in a fragile reality. Looking for predictable outcomes ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Time to Lose the Illogical Chants and Support New Evidence-Based Safety Axioms Excellent article by Alan Quilley recently posted HERE We’re quickly approaching 2016, almost 90 years after Heinrich created some axioms about safety that have mostly proven themselves to be false or needing some serious alteration. So let’s start 2016 with some reality based axioms that ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Safety Management Series - What E Deming and Larry the Cable Guy Have In Common - Git-R-Done Safely By Alan Quilley Unless you've been living on a beautiful sandy beach somewhere on the edge the Pacific Ocean where none of what goes on in the world of business really matters, most of us will have heard of ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Saying What Is REALLY Important Matters

by Alan Quilley
Part 1 - What Does Counting Injuries as a Measure of Our Safety Process do to Our Risk Communication? By Alan Quilley and first published HERE There’s a long tradition in thinking (by some) that measuring safety is best done by measuring the lack of injury. If you’ve read ANY of my books, articles, newsletters, tweets, Linkedin ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Heinrich–Industrial Accident Prevention

by Alan Quilley
Heinrich – Industrial Accident Prevention I am embarrassed to admit that it was only a few years ago that I stopped extolling the virtues of Heinrich and his Pyramid – hey it was a simple concept, sort of made sense and the punters loved it! Please forgive me - Dave If you haven't yet seen the light here is a ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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The Problem With ZERO Goals and Results

by Alan Quilley
The Problem With ZERO Goals and Results By Alan Quilley I've been doing a great deal of thinking and writing about the variety of associated problems with using injury data to support the belief that low injury/damage results equate to a corporation being safe. The truth is that very safely operating companies have very low numbers of ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Don’t Jump To Safety Management Solution

by Alan Quilley
Latest article by Guest Author, renowned Safety Writer, Alan D. Quilley CRSP.  Alan is the author of “The Emperor Has No Hard Hat – Achieving REAL Safety Results”  and “Creating & Maintaining a Practical Based Safety Culture”. Read all of his articles HERE He’s the president of Safety Results Ltd., a Sherwood Park, Alberta, OHS consulting ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Making Safety Creating Activities Happen

by Alan Quilley
Safety Management Series - Making Safety Creating Activities Happen By Alan Quilley In previous articles, I've been very critical of targets related to the absence of a negative. Targets for "avoiding injury" are not safety targets. My opinion is that this illogical approach to setting goals in safety only serves ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Safety Training Is About Behaviour Change

by Alan Quilley
Safety Management Series - Safety Training Is About Behaviour Change By Alan Quilley I remember only too well my first visit to a client's warehouse. The bustle of the forklift traffic was considerable. Drivers were busily loading pallets of product into the large line of awaiting semi-tractor trucks. Numerous other ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Some Myths and Truths About Safety Management

by Alan Quilley
Safety Management Series - Some Myths and Truths About Safety Management By Alan Quilley I'd like to introduce a few truths and dispel some myths I've come to discover in my three and a half decades working in the safety management arena. Some of these you will know of and ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Same Old Safety Meetings? Make Them Different!

by Alan Quilley
Safety Management Series - Same Old Safety Meetings? Make Them Different! By Alan Quilley We all have safety meetings and discussions. These discussions are a chance to focus our thoughts and actions on those important things we need to do to work safely. The trouble is that if we have ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Safety Management Series – It’s Time To Change

by Alan Quilley
Safety Management Series - It's Time To Change By Alan Quilley Another three Canadian workers died today from a work related injury or illness. At least statistically, that's the average. One of those now dead most likely succumbed to a work related disease after many years of exposure to one ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Integrated Safety Management System

by Alan Quilley
We are really pleased to introduce the first article by our latest Guest Author, renowned Safety Writer, Alan D. Quilley CRSP.  Alan is the author of “The Emperor Has No Hard Hat – Achieving REAL Safety Results”  and “Creating & Maintaining a Practical Based Safety Culture”. You will be able to read all of his ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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