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Overcoming Cultural Bias to Strengthen a Safety Program

by Brian Butterfield

Published: February 12th, 2014

In February 2011, our company experienced its first serious accident in our 27-year history. I won't recount the tragic details, but it prompted us to embark on a major overhaul of our entire safety program.

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Tuesday, 18 February 2014 19:07

Upcoming SafeBuild Alliance Meeting Dates

SafeBuild Quarterly Meeting

Upcoming SafeBuild Alliance Meetings at McMenamins Kennedy School:

February 19, 2014
May 21, 2014
September 17, 2014
November 19, 2014

Contact Karen Blythe at 503.807.2908 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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Note, this article was originally published here by the Daily Journal of Commerce.

Maintaining Company Safety, From the Top to the Bottom

by David Snodgrass

Published: January 8th, 2014

For many years landscapers were on the ground with rakes and shovels. One of their only worries during a project installation was encountering and possibly damaging hidden utilities.

Fast-forward to today.

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Note, this article was originally published here by the Daily Journal of Commerce.


Portland Safety Manager Headed to Sochi

by Stephanie Basalyga
courtesy of DJC Oregon

Published: December 23rd, 2013

Steve Eversmeyer is taking safety to Sochi.

The 57-year old safety and loss control manager at the Port of Portland, whose responsibilities include creating safety programs at the port's airport and marine terminals, has been selected as a course worker at the Sochi Paralympic Games in Russia next March.

Published in News
Thursday, 30 January 2014 22:58

SafeBuild Annual Meeting - February 19, 2014

SafeBuild Quarterly Meeting

February 19th, 2014


McMenamins Kennedy School

Transformational Growth in Safety

The actual process of shifting the culture in our organizations is fairly complex and involves a lot of effort. Most of us have been exasperated at one time or another as to the pace of change, the reluctance to change from our old approaches, or the commitment to strive for the emerging vision of who we could be.

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Zero incidents through collaboration.

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Provide support for and encourage highly collaborative and innovative cultures to achieve incident-free workplaces. More...


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