Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Expert: Safety Obsolete Without Effective Management Systems

Dirving safety with an effective management system ...

"Having an efficient and effective management system is important in any company if it aims to improve its safety performance record, according to safety expert from the Dow Chemical Co.

Donald Jones, Dow Chemical's safety manager, during his presentation at the American Society of Safety Engineers' safety symposium discussed how leadership strategies within safety and health management systems was vital to preventing accidents and injuries.

"You can definitely see great leadership in sports where the quarterback is not necessarily the best player, but carried confidence and knew how to lead the team," he said. "A safety management team should emulate this at some level."   continued ...   (Via Occupational Hazards)

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