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Mac’s Safety Space: Blame it on Cain

Hospital Safety Insider, July 28, 2016

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In my mind (okay, what's left of it), the "marketing" of safety and the management of the physical environment is an important component of your program. I have also learned over time that it is very rare indeed when one can "force" compliance onto an organization. Rather, I think you have to coax them into seeing things your way. At this point, I think we can all agree that compliance comes in many shapes, colors, sizes, etc., with the ideal "state" of compliance representing what it is easiest (or most convenient) for staff to do. If we make compliance too difficult (both from a practical standpoint, as well as the conceptual), we tend to lose folks right out of the gate-and believe you me-we need everybody on board for the duration of the compliance ride.

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