Fourth Appalachian State Safety Summit

May 1-2, 2018- Boone, NC

Featuring: Dr. Richard Pollock (Rivendell Safety Consulting) | Dr. Timothy Ludwig (Appalachian State University & Safety-Doc.com)| Dave Johnson (Industrial Safety & Hygiene News) | John Drebinger(Drebinger.com) | Dr. Shawn Bergman(Appalachian State University)| Dr. Krista Geller (GellerAC4P, INC)| Dr. Josh Williams (Safety Performance Solutions)

 
 
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Human Error: There is NO Root Cause

Richard Pollock discussing Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS) and how we can use this system to pinpoint system influences on safety.

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Are you F&%#'n Stupid? Dysfunctional Practices that Kill Safety Culture

Dr. Timothy Ludwig impressing upon the crown that labeling does not solve the safety errors. Additionally, these labeling practices build dysfunctional management practices that create fear with the associated safety programs.

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BBS and HOP: Mortal Enemies or Complimentary Approaches

Dr. Josh Williams emphasizes the complimentary nature of the Behavior-Based Safety (BBS) and Human and Organizational Performance (HOP) approaches to improving safety performance.

 From left to right: Dr. Josh WIlliams, Dr. Timothy Ludwig, Dr. Krista S. Geller, Richard Pollock, John Drebinger and Dr. Shawn Bergman

From left to right: Dr. Josh WIlliams, Dr. Timothy Ludwig, Dr. Krista S. Geller, Richard Pollock, John Drebinger and Dr. Shawn Bergman