Skipper Kendrick, CSP, FASSP, President, Kendrick Global Enterprises, LLC, joins us for part 2 of a 3 part series about “When Are We Going to Learn.” In this second part, Skipper expands into “safety first”, challenging the idea that it really is; rather, it needs to be equal. Skipper explores what organizations need to be productive, effective, and continue in operation. Skipper also talks about designing “stick shakers” in place to keep the organization within safe risks that allow the organization to move forward.
Skipper Kendrick, CSP, FASSP, President, Kendrick Global Enterprises, LLC, joins us for part 1 of a 3-part series about “When Are We Going to Learn.” In this first part, Skipper discusses and challenges the idea that compliance is equal to safety. Skipper shares examples that question that notion and, while compliance is important and not going away, it is not the magic bullet that would put you into the top-tier safety performance. Skipper leaves us in this part with two things needed for safety training and about “safety first”: listen to hear what he really thinks.
James continues his discussion with Matt Law, DrPH, CSP, REHS, regarding his findings from research in occupational perception of risk in foreign-born construction workers in central Florida. In this episode, we discuss risk perception and any difference between foreign-born and domestic construction workers. How safety professionals should address risk perceptions is also discussed. Matt is the Director of Customer Safety Strategy at Grainger.
Join Matt Law, DrPH, CSP, REHS, regarding his findings from research in occupational perception of risk in foreign-born construction workers in central Florida. The study yielded some interesting perceptions and conclusions regarding risk. The idea was to see if risk perceptions link to injury results: listen to hear the results. Matt is the Director of Customer Safety Strategy at Grainger.
As we continue our conversation with Scott Shackelford, Product Compliance Engineer with Google, we turn our discussion to safety leadership and influencing, especially in the absence of regulation. Scott talks about his experience in his current role where compliance is a given and addressing safety to mitigate anticipated risk so it becomes the norm in the future. Looking at it from a strategic risk perspective, Scott includes prediction of risk and risk tolerance as part of the factors to use in addressing risk to get engagement of the stakeholders.
In this episode of Client Side Chats, Scott Shackelford, Product Compliance Engineer with Google, discusses risk around consumer electronics with James that can be applied to multiple types of safety situations. Scott talks about mitigating factors to address risk should a product be opened or used in a way that’s unplanned. James gets Scott’s thoughts on how the skills of a safety professional, which he is, from using the lens of risk to help engineers in a valuable way and speaking the language of leadership. This conversation will turn towards influencing in part two next week.