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Safety Attitudes

 

Safety Attitudes: Improving your workplace’s safety culture begins with you

by Carl Potter, CSP

What is a safety attitude?  More importantly, what is your personal safety attitude?

A positive safety attitude is key to improving a company’s safety culture, therefore the most important safety attitude is yours.  Companies across the globe spend thousands of dollars each year to try and improve the company safety culture.  It is seldom understood that each employee’s attitude toward safety is what makes up the safety culture.

You have the ability to help your company improve the safety culture where you work by improving your safety attitude.  The choice is yours.

After you have read this book and had a chance to consider the information, I hope you challenge yourself to continually improve your personal safety attitude, so that you and your co-workers can go home every day without injury.

Also available in Spanish.

A Safety Training Tool

Safety Attitudes is designed to be read by the employees of any employer that wishing to improve its safety culture.

The book is a 52 page safety training tool with 7 chapters and designed as an easy read safety tool to challenge the safety attitude of each individual in the organization.

The following is taken from the introduction of Safety Attitudes:

Many think of a safety culture as the Safety Management Process (SMP) or administrative piece of safety in the workplace.  The condition of your SMP is vital to sustainability, but there is something more powerful that even the best SMP cannot overcome, the poor safety attitudes of the individuals that make up the organization’s safety culture.

In more than 20 years of consulting to industry with the goal of preventing every workplace injury, I have found that an organization’s safety culture is the sum of its parts.  In other words, if you take each person that makes up the organization and could measure the commitment to injury prevention of each, you could quantify the culture.

Order a copy for every person in your organization and make it a part of your safety training curriculum for the coming 12 months.

$14.95 each, plus S&H

$12.95 each for 2, plus S&H

$11.95 each for 3-5, plus S&H

$10.00 each for  5-9, plus S&H

10 or more $7.95 each, plus S&H

1000 or more $6.95, plus S&H

English Version - Click Here to purchase 1 or more by inserting the number of copies you want, discounts will be applied

Spanish Version -Click Here to purchase 1 or more by inserting the number of copies you want, discounts will be applied

Feel free to email carl@potterandassociates.com to request a purchase agreement, and or, special discounts if your company has hired Carl or has him booked in the future.

A few reviews about Safety Attitudes by Carl Potter

The book’s user-friendly format makes for an easy read. The 52 pages of the book demonstrates and explains how a positive safety attitude is one of the keys to improving a company’s safety culture. I found the book to be a tool box of information that can be used every day to challenge the safety attitude of every individual in your organization. Carl’s experience has allowed him to focus in on and identify that an organization’s safety culture is the sum of its parts.  So if you take each person within the organization and could identify their commitment to injury prevention, you could quantify the safety culture of that entire organization. In my opinion, any buyer will certainly get more than their money’s worth for a tool box of ideas that can be used every day.

 - Dirk Wilkins, CUSP Coordinator, Safety & Training Westar Energy – Lawrence Energy Center

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I think at one point or another every company asks how do we improve our safety culture. Carl has some great insights in his new book Safety Attitudes. The most interesting chapters in the book for me were, Top 3 myths about workplace injuries and what you do to bust them. The other chapter was Professionalism and Safety: Are you a top hand? The three tips to be a top hand are spot on to be a professional. “A professional shows up with the right equipment and the right attitude, ready to get on with the work”

This book is a tool that helps us with our attitude around safety.

- Mark Taylor, ENMAX, Calgary, Canada

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To take a quote from the book, “some people slightly nod their heads in agreement when I state”. That might be your reaction after reading your Carl’s book. If so you have not looked deep enough into what is being said. It’s like the old adage from Stephen Covey, “because most people listen with the intent to reply, not to understand”. Read Carl’s book to understand, after all, it begins with you!

- Alan Langstone

Carl Knows How.  Carl and this book can help you take your safety program to the next level. Carl gets it and knows how to get through to the people in your organization – all of them. Read the book and hire Carl to help you get people home safely to their family. What can be more important? I am an executive in a large company and we hired Carl to take our safety program to the next level and he did. All accidents are preventable and Carl knows how.

- Doug R. Sterbenz

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I am impressed with the content of this book. In 52 pages the book demonstrates and explains how a positive safety attitude is one of the keys to improving a company’s safety culture. I read the entire thing in just one sitting, as I found it hard to put down. I found the book to be a short synopsis of a safety tool designed as a quick and easy read that will challenge the safety attitude of each individual in the organization. Of particular note was one statement, based on Carl’s experience, “I have found that an organization’s safety culture is the sum of its parts. In other words, if you take each person that makes up the organization and could measure the commitment to injury prevention of each, you could quantify the culture.” I would highly recommend this book and will purchase more to distribute throughout my organization.

- Nick Johannes

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Keep it Real! Keep it simple!  I was first introduced to out two years ago. All Carl’s books are great and he nailed it again. I have been in the field of safety for approximately 29 years; 22 years with US Air Force, 9 years with a major Oil and Gas Operators and approximately 7 years with my current employer dealing with Oil and Gas. Like all of Carl’s Books dealing with safety I cannot put down; I had to read the entire book in one sitting!

I have taught behavioral safety and found that most of the items I have covered in training were in this book. It is the perfect book for everyone from top management to a newly hired employee to read. As a member of the Safety team I took this book to field with me to a meeting with me, briefed the members on it and strongly recommended that they all get copies. We have had several employees read my book, write summaries of the book and indicate how building an culture is beneficial to their workplace. You have the ability to help your company improve the safety culture where you work by improving your safety attitude. The choice is yours.

Thank you so much for the wonderful book! It goes beyond what a safety professional can teach! I am looking forward to a sequel!

Henry Jackson

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 I was impressed with both the content and the format of this book. The 52 pages of the book demonstrates and explains how a positive safety attitude is one of the keys to improving a company’s safety culture. After a few pages I could hardly put the book down. I found the book to be a short synopsis of a safety tool designed as a quick and easy read that will challenge the safety attitude of each individual in the organization. I particularly liked one statement, based on Carl’s experience, “I have found that an organization’s safety culture is the sum of its parts. In other words, if you take each person that makes up the organization and could measure the commitment to injury prevention of each, you could quantify the culture.” In my professional opinion, any buyer will certainly get more than their money’s worth.

- James Roughton, Author of Safety Culture

About the author:

Carl Potter is a board certified safety professional, certified management consultant, and certified speaking professional who works with organizations that want to put safety first on the minds of their employees, so that everyone can go home every day without injury.

Carl is also a certified flight instructor and his hobby is flying airplanes and teaching others to fly safe.  Studying, teaching, and practicing aviation safety helps Carl bring a fresh perspective to industrial safety.  Readers of his blogs, articles, and books continue to seek him out for advice as a consultant, speaker, and trainer.

You can learn more about Carl’s work at: www.carlpotter.com, and also visit his safety blog site: www.safetytopics.com and join thousands of other who use his weekly insights into creating a safer workplace.

As a safety speaker Carl is available to travel to your location and help you improve your current safety culture.  Email him at: carl@potterandassociates.com for information.

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