Process Improvement and Safety Culture: Building a Better Workplace

There has always been debate about safety culture and the premise that "aren't we just in the business of building good organizational culture?"
Effective processes can not only reduce workplace incidents, but can ultimately lead to saving lives.

A conversation with Scott Gaddis, Vice President & Global Practice Leader, Safety and Health at Intelex Technologies, on how a safety culture can be strengthened through health and safety-related process improvements.

In November 2021, Scott Gadds virtually presented to a large H&S International audience on the value of process improvement within organisations, explaining how effective processes can not only reduce workplace incidents but can ultimately lead to saving lives. To learn more around the importance of building safety culture, the tools needed to do so, and what the future may look like for cultural safety processes, please take a read below and watch the webinar “Leveraging Safety Culture through H&S Process Improvement” here.  

Q1. Can you tell us a bit about your background and what attracted you to Intelex? 

Scott Gaddis: I began my career in 1989 after finishing up with degrees in Occupational Safety and Health from Murray State University. I’ve been leading EHS for more than 30 … Read more...

Agile Learning: How Is Information Sharing Changing for the Better?

Health and Safety practitioners are recognizing the value of micro-learning recently, which is sending messaging and content in brief, bite-size chunks to the workforce to bring them up to speed on any topic.
Health and Safety practitioners are recognizing the value of micro-learning recently, which is sending messaging and content in brief, bite-size chunks to the workforce to bring them up to speed on any topic.

Toby South, product solutions consultant at Intelex and HSM Live presenter, explains the value of agile knowledge sharing through micro-learning.

Last week, during HSM Live’s Digital Conference, Intelex’s Toby South, a product solutions consultant, presented on the topic of agile learning. The topic, arguably more pertinent today than ever before, initiated some interesting discussion around how we best learn in a world of ‘information overload,’ how organisations can streamline communication and training to optimise their workforce’s retention of knowledge and how the future of information dissemination is likely to change in the future.

In this Q&A session, Toby touches upon these areas and digs a little deeper into his role of a product solutions consultant who is … Read more...

Mental Health Month: 5 Ways to Stay Positive, Connected and Motivated


The natural world is a gift to us all and one we should not take for granted – from fresh air, to sunlight, to the smell of fresh grass or the sound of the ocean, there is beauty to be found in the everyday.

Like many of us over the last 12 months or so, I have been acutely aware of how the effects of the pandemic, and the impact of remote working, reduced social interaction, increased uncertainty, negative media (you get the jist!) could take significant and lasting effect on my mental health and wellbeing. Each and every one of us are living in extraordinary times and whilst the magnitude of this ‘new normal’ cannot be underestimated or ignored, I have recognised that the answer to not only surviving, but indeed thriving in extraordinary times, is in fact very ordinary!

With this in mind, I wanted to take the … Read more...