From: "Stuart, Ralph" <Ralph.Stuart**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Simple benchmarking scale for safety
Date: Mon, 2 May 2016 18:49:46 +0000
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> Would someone be willing to offer a brief explanation what is meant by "leading and lagging" and "adapting"?

An example of applying these ideas to a concrete safety topic (ergonomics in this case) can be found at

It's good to remember that all data costs money, so the indicators you decide to use to track your safety program should be selected carefully and a mix of a small number of leading and lagging indicators are easiest to manage.

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Keene State College


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