26 Jul Moving Beyond the Safety Performance Plateau

To improve safety performance in any industry there is typically a  progression through a number of phases, each with different  characteristics. In simplistic terms, the major phases are: Eliminating intrinsically unsafe conditions This phase tends to focus on physical conditions, tools, and equipment, and involves looking for...

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26 Jul Contractor Safety

The importance of the Quality of Interactions between Company Representatives and their Contractors Contractor safety has been a hot topic for many years. This increased focus has resulted in legislation around the world clarifying safety obligations of companies and contractors and an increase in the number...

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04 Dec Internal vs. External – Training, Coaching and Development Programs

Many companies wrestle with choices around whether they will be better off using internal resources for training, coaching and development programs versus using external consultants. Based on our team’s 50 years of experience in Performance Coaching and Leadership Development both as consultants and as operations executives who have had to decide when to use consultants, we have found distinct trends and key factors which influence the decision making process. To explore this topic it is helpful to distinguish between 3 different areas where the choice of using internal or external resources may be appropriate.
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