Entries by Bryan Raughley

Three Safety Metrics That Tell the Story

Safety metrics can tell the real story or bury it when trying to understand safety performance. We meet with a lot of leaders. We see a trend of company leaders frustrated over safety metrics. Their frustration is that the safety metrics are not catching less-than-stellar safety performance before it becomes a big problem. Safety metrics should provide insights […]

Improve the Safety Margin for Lockouts

We investigated a lockout gone afoul. A maintenance mechanic was interfacing with machinery. He was performing a repair. He set up a lockout for the repair. However, a ground fault involving a 480-V branch circuit still occurred. The company had a written hazardous energy control process. This husband, father, and grandfather was trained and authorized for […]