Why a SIF Improvement Strategy is Important for Your Organization

Is your organization still suffering life-altering and fatal injuries even though other types of injuries have improved? If so, you are not alone.  In this video (my first ever video!) I explain why your organization may need a dual strategy for improving safety.  Learn how a clear and separate focus on serious and fatal injuries can make your prevention efforts more effective. Discover how it can help you gain credibility as a safety leader.


Building Capability in SIF Prevention Through Data-Driven Innovation

It’s been nearly a decade since our first SIF study explained why so many companies were seeing recordable injuries improve while fatal injuries were level or increasing. Dr. Tom Krause, with collaborators from 9 global organizations studied the problem in 2010. They concluded that the disturbing trend was the result of differences in the situations…

Libby Promoted to Partner at Krause Bell Group

PRESS RELEASE OJAI, CA — David W. Libby, President of Consulting Services at Krause Bell Group, has been elevated to Partner effective May 1, 2017, according to company founder Dr. Thomas Krause. Libby joined the safety consulting organization as President of Consulting Services in August of 2016, following more than ten years of executive coaching…

3 Questions Board Members Should Ask About Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention

It was 1993 and Paul O’Neill was attending his first board meeting as a Director at one of the largest companies in the world. Just as the meeting was coming to a close, O’Neill asked, “Where is the safety report?” As the story goes, no safety report was planned but the question had profound effects. It set the company on the path to creating safety excellence and embedding safety as a cultural value. Board member influence can do that — uniquely — and it saves lives while creating business value.

Science of Decision Making in Safety: Stating the Obvious

You are the maintenance manager at a recycling plant.  You have 30 work orders outstanding and you’re already over your budget for the month, but a request comes in to repair an important piece of equipment.  Your worker assigned to evaluate the problem says it will be $1000 to repair the machine. He can keep…