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Todd Conklin Offers New Definition for Safety

09/08/2017

Human performance expert Todd Conklin recently delivered a presentation to the Business Leaders' Health & Safety Forum in New Zealand that explained why leaders need to build businesses that "fail safely"--what he calls failures without consequences.

"Safety is not the absence of accidents. Safety is the presence of defenses," Conklin said, advising attendees to "stop seeing safety as an outcome and start seeing safety as a capacity."

Find a PowerPoint featuring video highlights from the presentation here

Conklin and Scott Geller engaged in a lively debate on human performance during the plenary session at ASSE's Safety 2017 conference. View those highlights below.

ASSE's Safety 2017: Plenary Session Highlights from ASSE Safety on Vimeo.

 

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