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The vPSI Group Newsletter, H-E-A-R Say

In June 2009, vPSI Group launched its newsletter, H-E-A-R Say.  Those familiar with vPSI terminology will recognize the pun in the title that includes our acronym for the four components of all accidents: Harm, the Unplanned Event, Acts of People, and Reasons for the Acts.

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Here are all the issues of H-E-A-R Say, beginning with the most recent:

Fall / Autumn 2021: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 9, Issue 4

Protips Part 3: Violations

Weasel Words

Food for Thought

Combining Business with Pleasure

 

Summer 2021: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 9, Issue 3

Protips Part 2: The Data Quality Ladder

A Brief History of ESG / Sustainability

Implementing an ESG / Sustainability Program

Combining Business with Pleasure

Awards and Accolades!

 

Spring 2021: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 9, Issue 2

Learning from Incidents: Protips Part 1

Fit for Duty - Fitness for Work

We're Back, Baby!

What's an Investigation, Anyway?

Combining Business with Pleasure

 

Winter 2021: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 9, Issue 1

Sustainability in the Supply Chain

Is Good Risk a Thing?

Protecting Drivers from the Unpreventable

Exciting Times at vPSI

Combining Business with Pleasure

 

Fall / Autumn 2020: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 8, Issue 2

Land Transportation Safety Project

One Percent Safer: a Book, a Foundation, a Movement

vPSI Webinars Available Online

New vPSI Sustainability Practice

Is "Zero" Attainable?

More About "Unpreventables"

Combining Business with Pleasure

 

Summer 2020: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 8, Issue 1

An Open Letter to Those Benighted Souls Who Cannot Accept the Obvious

Risk-Based Social Distancing

vPSI Around Town and at the Podium

Nostalgia Around Combining Business with Pleasure

Announcing vPSI Canada Ltd ... with a Spotlight on Rick Theriau

Introducing the vPST™

 

Spring 2015: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 7, Issue 2

Recovering Value Lost from Unresolved Near Misses

Risk Bandits

Executive Coaching: Leading Your New Organization

Combining Business with Pleasure

 

Winter 2015: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 7, Issue 1

Stop Work Authority and the Bystander Effect

Silver Linings

Combining Business with Pleasure

Slash Non-Productive Time!

Mental Health Break

 

(In conjunction with this article, our website is hosting this special page of links to online resources directed towards recognizing and treating mental health problems in the workplace.)

Winter 2014: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 6, Issue 1

Pre-Task Plans: Why Bother?

Get More Out of BBS and Management Site Visits

Combining Business with Pleasure

Medical Adverse Events

Data Quality Ladder

 

Fall / Autumn 2013: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 5, Issue 2

Wag of the Finger or Tip of the Hat?

Discipline

Types of Unpreventable Unplanned Events

Castles Built on Sand

Combining Business with Pleasure

Patent No Longer Pending

How vPSI Impacts Users

 

Winter 2013: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 5, Issue 1

Risk Matrices Cut Both Ways

Reasons We Are Not Getting to Zero

Combining Business with Pleasure

Who is Checking Your Homework?

The Journey to Zero, Re-Examined

 

Summer 2012: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 4, Issue 3

Fired Up Over FRC

Times When a Systemic Change is Not the Answer

The Journey to Zero...Via Australia

Yet Another Reason to Review Your Safety Incentive Scheme?

Is Discipline a Corrective Action?

New Cloud in the Cloud

 

Spring 2012: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 4, Issue 2

Silo Busting

Reasons We Are Not Getting to Zero

Number Crunching

Another Reason to Review Your Safety Incentive Scheme

Combining Business with Pleasure

 

Winter 2012: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 4, Issue 1

The Quest for "Why?"

How to Improve Your vPSI Metrics™

vPSI System™ Users' Forum

Combining Business with Pleasure

 

Fall / Autumn 2011: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 3, Issue 3

Should is a 4 Letter Word

Number Crunching

Weaver Brothers, Inc

Combining Business with Pleasure

vPSI's Brutal Mirror of Truth

 

Summer 2011: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 3, Issue 2

Macondo: Lots of Analysis, Finally Some Action?

Pain Threshold

Rate Your IT Help Desk

Calling All vPSI "Graduates"!

How vPSI Impacts Users

 

Winter 2011: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 3, Issue 1

What's Your Problem?  Really, We Want to Know...

What's it Worth?

Gary STEPS Up

The Contractor Conundrum

 

Fall / Autumn 2010: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 2, Issue 4

Choose Your Partners Wisely

Assessing Accident Investigation Reports

What Was Custer Thinking?

 

Summer 2010: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 2, Issue 3

Key Performance Indicators

To Err is Human

Out and About

Preventing Repeat Violations

Combining Business with Pleasure

 

Spring 2010: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 2, Issue 2

Handling People Who Don't Follow the Rules (including a cost / benefit model of individual decision making)

Phew, That Was Close (an examination of the term Near Miss)

Good Corrective Actions

On the Podium

Spotlight On...Norma Hart

 

Winter 2010: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 2, Issue 1

Shovel Ready (examining uses and misuses of the phrase Lost Time)

Accidents = Problems = Opportunities

Activities Disguised as Corrective Actions

Breaking Bad News

 

Fall / Autumn 2009: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 1, Issue 2

The Habits of Highly Effective Problem Solvers

Getting Work Done Incident Free

Elements of a Plan

Happenings in Houston

 

Summer 2009: H-E-A-R Say, Volume 1, Issue 1

Making the Most of Incident Investigations

About the "V" in vPSI Group

Back to the Future...

Happenings in Houston

 

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