Giving Information in EHS Leadership

Giving Information in EHS Leadership

This is Part two in Midwest Chemical Safety’s series on Leadership in Environmental Health and Safety. Catch up on the first part of the series here: Part One: Leaders- Not Managers in EHS Leadership There is no doubt: effective communication is vital to group...
Leaders- Not Managers in EHS Leadership

Leaders- Not Managers in EHS Leadership

Peter Drucker, an early 20th-century business professor observed “Only three things happen naturally in organizations: friction, confusion, and underperformance. Everything else requires leadership.” This series of LinkedIn articles will focus on the skills that...
Normalcy After Covid-19: Part Two

Normalcy After Covid-19: Part Two

This is Part Two in Midwest Chemical Safety’s series on Normalcy After Covid-19. Catch up on the first part of the series here: Part One: Normalcy After Covid-19: Part One Getting From Here to There Due to the uncertainty of Covid-19 that we will face in the...
Normalcy After Covid-19: Part One

Normalcy After Covid-19: Part One

This is Part One in Midwest Chemical Safety’s series on Normalcy After Covid-19. Read the next in the series here: Part Two: Normalcy After Covid-19: Part Two We have been at it for over six weeks now. Shutdown. Our businesses have been interrupted for a month...
Be Prepared: How One Consultant is Facing Covid-19

Be Prepared: How One Consultant is Facing Covid-19

The picture above is a photo of a Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Medal. It’s my Eagle Scout medal from 1976. The top of it says “Be Prepared” but it begs the question – Prepared for what?” My perspective – prepared for life. Right now, we all have been forced to...
Don’t be a Lazy Investigator

Don’t be a Lazy Investigator

The “root cause” of an incident is the fundamental reason why an incident occurred. If the root cause would have been eliminated, the incident would not have happened. I’ve been involved in numerous incident investigations throughout my career. During the last few...