Carl Potter, CSP
Paradoxically, change is a permanent part of life. Yet it's no excuse for neglecting safety. Tune into your emotional responses to change and become a 'change agent' for safety in any environment.
"Management is pushing us, customers are pushing us and we don't have enough help." This excuse for taking short cuts is becoming more prominent in the workforce. When I hear it, I cringe! We must take personal responsibility and not let other factors distract us from having safety on our minds. No one can make you do anything you don't want to do unless you give him or her permission. The supervisors, crew leaders and linemen who attend my seminars consistently tell me that they need more help