Safety Culture

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    What is the log in again? Imke ------------------------------ Imke Schroeder, Ph.D. Research Project Manager UC Center for Laboratory Safety ischroeder@ehs.ucla.edu ------------------------------

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    Hi, I also need to apologize. I will be at a training seminar during this time. Michele ------------------------------ Michele Crase Laboratory Safety Manager Northern Illinois University Dekalb IL 815-753-9251 ------------------------------

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    Sadly, Im out for this meeting as well. I'll look for the minutes/notes. Thanks Scott Halle, MA, CET Safety Manager scott.halle@nau.edu Ofc: 928-523-6435 | Cell: 928-606-3788 PO Box 4137, Flagstaff, AZ 86011 ...

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    Dear All, We are hiring an Assistant Biosafety Officer. Deadline for full consideration is November 4th. Here is a link to the job posting:  https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/71967 Please pass along to all those that may be interested. Cheers, ...

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    Apologies but I won't be able to attend this meeting. ------------------------------ Amanda Haley, Ph.D., RBP Director of Laboratory Safety and Compliance University of Texas at San Antonio 210-458-8515 ------------------------------

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    Hi everyone, Hope you can make it to our safety culture zoom meeting this Thursday, 10/17/19,  3:00p - 4:00p (EST).  See the attached agenda for further information including how to join the meeting. Best regards, Kate ------------------------------ ...

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    Imke and fellow California government travelers, If it helps: 1) The Symposium organizers are evaluating how to offer remote participation via Zoom for the event.  2) AB 1887 prohibits the use of state funds to pay for travel to a state on the Attorney ...

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    Dear All, I would love to attend but Texas is on the banned State list for us Californians. I am unsure how to circumvent this. Imke -- Imke Schroeder, Ph.D. Senior Research Project Manager UC Center for Laboratory Safety ...

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    Dear Safety Culture COP members, Have you heard that there is going to be a CSHEMA symposium in Dallas this spring with a focus on Safety Culture?   They are now accepting abstracts - please consider submitting! Click here to submit:  https://www.cshema.org/symposia/session-submission ...

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    Hi all, Please email me your agenda item requests (and any accompanying documentation) by 10/11/19 (Friday) for the SC-COP Zoom Call which is on 10/17/19 (Thursday) at 3p EST.  If you have any safety culture questions, ideas, or have discussed a potential ...

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    Hello fellow safety culturites, I just listened to 2 great podcasts (thank you Amanda Hoyt for sending them my way!) - part 2 was specifically on safety culture.  They're both quite engaging and I give them both a thumbs up.  And if that wasn't enough ...

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    The University of Washington is seeking a Lab Safety Specialist for the Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S).   Under general direction, the successful candidate will help administer and implement the University of Washington's (UW) Laboratory ...

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    Hello Safety Culture-ists! We just wrapped up a wonderful Safety Culture COP Zoom meeting with almost 20 attendees, and one topic of discussion that came up was:   How do we provide support to our faculty members and provide some "teach-the-teacher" ...

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    I'm likely to be late (sorry, I have a weekly commitment off-campus that conflicts with our meetings), but I'll be there. ------------------------------ Scott Halle Safety Manager Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ 928-523-6435 -------------- ...

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    Hi everyone, Hope you can join us for our safety culture zoom meeting this Thursday.  Feel free to let me know if you have any comments or questions. Best regards, Kate ------------------------------ Kate Decker-Wurm EHS Specialist II Environmental ...

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    Dear Leo, Thank you for your positive feedback! I am also on LinkedIn. Look for my "Connection Request." You are correct, LinkedIn is a great place to spread positive safety culture! I have posted similar content across Twitter (@RamSafeResearch) and ...

  • RE: Utility tunnels

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    Hi Jeff, This looks like a great question, especially for the Facilities COP. I encourage you to cross-post it there. Good luck! Jon Jonathan Klane, M.S.Ed., CIH, CSP, CHMM, CET Director of Strategic Change in ...

  • Utility tunnels

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    I hope this is the right location to post this.  I have a specific safety related question.  We have thousands of feet of high pressure high temperature pressurized water lines on campus in our utility tunnels.  Various workers (IT, mechanics, electricians, ...

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    That is really need Anthony. The message is very attractive and powerful. Coming from the top makes a huge difference. Overall it is well packaged and will surely get the desired impact. Congratulations!  LinkedIn may be another platform for a safety ...

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    Thanks Jay! And yes, there was a lot of collaboration, effort, and resources necessary to make this happen. I hope to give a talk at the next CSHEMA national conference to detail the processes and people involved. It takes a community to influence safety ...

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    ​Pretty slick.  Must have taken a lot of collaboration and effort to create this. ------------------------------ Jay Skarda Chemical/Biosafety/RSO University of Denver Denver CO ------------------------------

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    Hello Safety Culture COP, 1. How does your program/department/institution fund "safety" initiatives or programs? - The UW-Madison College of Engineering funds it's embedded Safety Office through the College's Research Services Office. 2.  Do you have ...

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    Hi all, Please email me your agenda item requests (and any accompanying documentation) by 9/12/19 (Thursday) for the SC-COP Zoom Call which is on 9/19/19 (Thursday) at 3p EST.  If you discussed a potential item with another team member, please also ...

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    Dear Jesse, Thank you! And thanks for actively promoting safety culture on Twitter. Cheers, ------------------------------ Anthony Appleton Research Safety Culture Coordinator Colorado State University Fort Collins CO ------------------------------

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    Hi Anthony, Great to see such strong promotion to Research Safety Culture at CSU. Website looks good - nice group of resources that you are linking to off of it. Congratulations on a strong start to the year by getting the Provost to provide a video ...

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    Dear CSHEMA, CSU's Research Safety Culture Program publicly launched yesterday. If you have time, I would really appreciate your feedback in regards to our website: https://www.research.colostate.edu/research-safety-culture/ Also, we have started a ...

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    As I'm sure is the case for many of us, UCLA has multiple means for funding safety initiatives. Some things, like our PPE distribution program, are funded as line-items in our main EH&S budget. We have a safety incentives program called Lab ENGAGE which ...

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    Hello COP followers!  There was  great participation on our last COP cyber-meeting/call, and we wanted to thank everyone who was able to attend.  We hope to see more of you next month, on September 19th at 3:00 PM Eastern time. One of the topics we ...

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    I'm so sorry - that was an old link.  Please use this one - https://iu.zoom.us/j/838831820  Jon ------------------------------ Jonathan Klane Director of Strategic Change in Safety Culture & Programs University of California Davis Davis CA 530-752-6139 ...

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    And here is the phone in info in case you can't Zoom in today:  Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://iu.zoom.us/j/401786186    Or Telephone:     Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)     Meeting ID: 401 786 ...

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    Or just put the link into your calendar reminder - Zoom room https://iu.zoom.us/j/236270548 See you all tomorrow! Jon Jonathan Klane, M.S.Ed., CIH, CSP, CHMM, CET Director of Strategic Change in Safety Culture & Programs [aka "Bald-headed ...

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    Thanks Kate! That's easier than I could have hoped. Scott Halle EH&S Safety Manager Scott.Halle @nau.edu | 928-523-6435 PO Box 4137, Flagstaff, AZ 86011 nau.edu/ehs ------Original Message------ ...

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    Hi Scott, My understanding is that we go to the CSHEMA Safety Culture home page then click on the Zoom "join meeting"  button on the right pane of the home page to join the meeting:  Hope this helps! Kate ------------------------------ Kate ...

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    Thanks Kate.  Is there a url to join the meeting?  The last time I signed in to zoom it made me sign up for a new account and I can't find an information on joining the meeting without a pre-existing url.​ ------------------------------ Scott Halle ...

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    Agenda for 8/15/19 Zoom Meeting. ------------------------------ Kate Decker-Wurm Environmental Health and Safety UConn | Division of Public Safety Storrs, CT 06269-4097 PHONE (860) 486-5387 ------------------------------

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    My email is: kathleen.decker-wurm@uconn.edu Kate ------------------------------ Kate Decker-Wurm EHS Specialist II Environmental Health and Safety UConn | Division of Public Safety 3102 Horsebarn Hill Road, Unit 4097 Storrs, CT 06269-4097 PHONE (860) ...

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    Hi all, Please email me all agenda item requests (and any accompanying documentation) by 8/12/19 (Monday) for the SC-COP Zoom Call which is on 8/15/19 (Thursday) at 3p EST.  If you discussed a potential item to another team member, please also email ...

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    If you have a campus safety committee, do they and how do they support the safety culture maturation process? I'd like to hear specific actions that your safety committee takes to advance campus safety culture.  Happy Friday! ------------------------------ ...

  • RE: Surveys

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    Hi All, I have actually used the CSHEMA Benchmarking tool for Safety Climate and found it helpful. But I am sure others are using a variation that they found useful, hence the question. I find sometimes people answer the way they think you want to hear ...

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    I follow you! @RamSafeResearch I would definitely recommend safety folks using twitter. Not only to communicate but get a better understanding of what ​your customers are doing when you're not looking. Researcher's love to talk about the work that they ...

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    Thanks Scott! Yes, feel free to "borrow" and adapt some of my ideas to help with your needs at NAU glad to see it benefit others. J To your good points (though my re-phrasing in my own words): The benefits and value ...

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    Thanks for the heads-up on this. I have started a twitter feed @cshemac​ which I have started to populate with news stories google finds that have the phrase "safety culture" in it. The first 4 tweets in the collection are described in the attached print ...

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    ​Great talking and thinking points as always Jon, and very timely.  One of my short term goals is to revamp my training documents (hopefully a scaleable project) to include culture related content among other things.  I may end up "borrowing" a few ideas ...

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    Dear Safety Culture CoP, I recall Ralph Stuart mentioned Twitter in a post recently. I wanted to let everyone know that CSU's Research Safety Culture Program officially launched a twitter account (@RamSafeResearch; https://twitter.com/RamSafeResearch ...

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    Hi Jon, Thank you for sharing. So if our quest is to seek a culture of commitment ("what we do when nobody is watching") at all levels of the administration rather than a culture of compliance (controls and lagging indicators), we are on the right course? ...

  • RE: Surveys

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    Please note CSHEMA has a safety climate benchmarking tool.  https://www.cshema.org/resources/benchmarking   ------------------------------ Bruce Brown, DrPH, CSP, CBSP, CHMM, ARM Assistant Vice President for Safety and Business Continuity ...

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    I have used the Organizational Performance Metric from the Institute for Work & Health ( https://www.iwh.on.ca/tools-and-guides/iwh-organizational-performance-metric ).  I like it because it is short (8 questions long), there are published benchmarks ...

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    This is an interesting article that discusses the role of upper management is leading a leading response to a safety incident. http://www.safetydifferently.com/incident-investigation-learning-vs-blaming/ The article notes that this can be the route ...

  • RE: Surveys

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    Hi Michele! I am attaching a "test/example" copy of the Safety Climate Survey that we are currently completing administration of here at UT Dallas.  We ask each customer to rate each element on a scale of 0 to 100, depending on how critical they believe ...

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    Hello all, I was wondering if you had a survey you use on a reoccurring basis to measure your safety culture (or more precisely safety climate). I would like people to share what has worked (and not worked) for them in the way of safety surveys. Thank ...