Yellow Pencil - The Essential Safety Meeting Topic!

The Essential Safety Meeting Topic! Addressing “It will never happen to me” So, I pull into the parking lot of a popular local coffee shop to catch up with a friend over a cup of hot green tea. As I’m closing the car door, I notice a yellow No. 2 pencil on the asphalt. Don’t…

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How to apply existing success energy to stop work comp claims. Organizations that master safety leadership save time and maximize profit. The strategy is to take existing organizational success energy and apply it to stop work comp claims. Here’s a rapid fire list of some of the most effective strategies to stop (or reduce) work…

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The foundational success factor in achieving a “loss-free” corporate culture, and in lowering workers compensation cost, is in how we explain (or fail to explain) our approach to safety to new employees. Big Mistake It’s a big mistake to begin a safety orientation by outlining how much injuries cost the organization, or how work comp…

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How Bathrooms Can Hurt Employees

  Lynne: David have you ever thought about how much you can learn about a company’s safety program and their likelihood of having a workers compensation injury by their employee bathrooms? David: In one word, “no”…never,  not a single time, but please,  please tell me why. Lynne: So, this is something that’s been a really…

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How To Protect Your Brand

  Lynne: Now you mention brand and I’m feeling like that’s another important piece to jump off on …the company brand. So companies have a brand and if you ask them what does your company stand for, what is your brand about,  they’ll tell you some incredible things. And then when you ask them how…

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Learn How “Simple Agreements” Achieve Success In business, success is about getting a few very important things done well. The top 3 priorities are to wow consumers, increase sales, and maximize EBITDA. Simply communicated, every team member must understand that the work he/she does must drive some aspect of these 3 priorities. Day-to-day, we want…

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How to Use Safety For Profit

  Lynne: So another large company that we can get some lessons from is Alcoa. Now there’s a great video out there that’s called Safety First At Alcoa. It’s about a four minute video where Bill O’Rourke who was a and V. P. over there, talks about how Paul O’Neill, who was the CEO for…

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How to Stop Work Comp Claims

  Lynne: So then the take away from all of that is, how do we turn the theory, the idea that we need a great culture, we need a team that’s aligned,  we need managers who can be true leaders and not bosses. How do we get the tactical practical? How do we make sure…

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A straight line is the shortest distance from one point to another. And so it is with goal achievement. We achieve goals faster without distractions and in an environment that supports the effort. At CompZone™, we often refer to corporate culture as W.I.N., an acronym for “What Is Normal”. Things are normal in an organization…

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