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By Kerry Needs
November 30th, 2020

Build resilience with Captain “Sully” Sullenberger’s approach to safety

At SafetyCulture Virtual Summit 2020, pilot Captain Chesley Sullenberger, or Captain ‘Sully’ as he’s also known, offered up a thought-provoking quote: “Blame is the enemy of safety. It misses opportunities to learn” When a flock of geese struck the engines of Flight 1549 that fateful afternoon, there was no time to assign blame — only …

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By SafetyCulture Team
November 27th, 2020

How to be a great leader? Get out of the way.

Our universes shrunk to our neighborhoods this year, and while the world changed daily, everything else seemed smaller and slower. Finding inspiration and motivation in stiff times is challenging, but we glean strength from teamwork, connectivity, and innovation, and that’s exactly what the diverse panel of speakers at SafetyCulture’s Virtual Summit 2020 got together to …

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By Laura Kutyla
November 23rd, 2020

iAuditor on the Frontline: Our new community partnership with St John Ambulance

SafetyCulture UK announce their partnership with St John Ambulance, granting free access to iAuditor to help them better manage their risk assessment needs.

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By Kerry Needs
November 20th, 2020

Communicating clearly through the challenges of COVID-19

Disruptive is a word many businesses might use to describe 2020 so far. It’s been a scramble for workplaces to get the right Health and Safety communications in place after COVID-19 disrupted the world as we knew it. Every business needed to gather information, pivot their processes, and distribute critical communications at a moment’s notice.  …

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By SafetyCulture Team
November 20th, 2020

7 Lessons From Successful Leaders | What We Learned At The SafetyCulture Virtual Summit

This year’s global summit was a SafetyCulture first. Broadcast live across three continents and multiple time zones, we heard from a diverse panel of speakers featuring the likes of Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger, Erin Brockovich, and NASA astronaut Captain Scott Kelly.  One of the challenges for this year’s global summit was clearing the heavy fog around …

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By Kerry Needs
November 13th, 2020

The Art of Risk in Sport and Entertainment: A Conversation with Craig Tiley, CEO of Tennis Australia

Craig Tiley is no stranger to risk. Joining Tennis Australia as CEO, Craig Tiley had a bold vision for the future of the sport – and one that was unique in his industry. He envisaged transforming a sports event into a world-leading entertainment event with sport at its core. It would appeal to a broader …

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By SafetyCulture Team
November 12th, 2020

1 in 4 Americans hesitant to ask their boss to socially distance: our survey with YouGov

It’s clear that the world of work has changed. COVID-19 upended workplaces worldwide as organizations made an abrupt shift to remote working. Now, with the prospect of returning to the office on the horizon for many Americans, we’ve found that 1 in 4 workers are hesitant to ask their superiors to wear a mask*.   SafetyCulture …

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By Kerry Needs
November 10th, 2020

Captain “Sully” Sullenberger | 208 Seconds: A Lifetime of Lessons

Best known as the Captain of US Airways Flight 1549, Chesley Sullenberger (better known as Captain “Sully”) has dedicated his entire adult life to the pursuit of safety. In 2009, Sully became a hero overnight on that flight out of LaGuardia Airport. The aircraft struck a flock of geese, damaging the plane’s engines. Thinking on …

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By Kerry Needs
November 6th, 2020

Erin Brockovich | Superman’s Not Coming – So What?

You’ve probably heard of the name Erin Brockovich.  Erin, a single mom working at a law firm, uncovered through extensive investigation that the small town of Hinkley had its water poisoned for over 30 years.  She built and won the case on their behalf; the largest legal settlement of its kind in US history. Her …

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By Kerry Needs
November 6th, 2020

The Sky Is Not The Limit: A Conversation with Astronaut Captain Scott Kelly

Scott Kelly has no ordinary job. But his approach to his role can serve as inspiration to us all in 2020. Hear how he navigated isolation, danger, and risk at his upcoming talk at SafetyCulture Summit 2020.

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