From a safety standpoint, the essentials are the regulations that are truly fundamental to what safety professionals and employees must do to avoid and eliminate injuries.
One of the non-essential liberties that will help us get really good is a culture of continuous improvement. This approach has employees across the organization relentlessly engaged in fixing all we can find. The continuous improvement initiative helps us to go beyond the performance that is available via a traditional regs single focus.
The remaining piece is a fantastic part of our profession: A culture of caring about the lives of others. May we all continue to practice the essentials, the liberties and caring about the who, the what, the how and …