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How to be a Safer Patient

How to be a Safer Patient

Tips and guidelines for patients from DuPont Sustainable Solutions as a member of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)

Getting Safety on Track at Genesee & Wyoming

Getting Safety on Track at Genesee & Wyoming

In 2006, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) – a railroad company – was going through rapid expansion. To keep the safety culture on track, and to become an injury-free company, G&W partnered with DuPont Sustainable Solutions.

Maximizing Productivity by Improving Safety

Maximizing Productivity by Improving Safety

Committed to creating a zero-incident work environment, the leading petrochemical in the GCC partnered with DuPont Sustainable Solutions to kick off an improvement project.

SWCC Chooses DuPont Sustainable Solutions to Accelerate Operational Improvements

Serious Injuries & Fatality Prevention

Serious Injuries & Fatality Prevention

A Closer Look at Sustainable Serious Injuries & Fatality Prevention

SABIC Partners with DuPont to Enhance EHS Performance

SABIC Partners with DuPont to Enhance EHS Performance

SABIC is collaborating with DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) to accelerate progress towards becoming a world leader in environment, health and safety (EHS) performance.

DSS Launches PSM Data Management Solution

DSS Launches PSM Data Management Solution

A Partnership Between DuPont and Software Company Operational Sustainability, LLCTM Delivers Combined Software and Consulting Services

DSS Launches New Operational Risk Management Training Methods

DSS Launches New Operational Risk Management Training Methods

Learn how these solutions help companies address technical skill shortages – an unintended consequence of demographic change – by building capabilities related to proper handling of hazardous materials.

DuPont Sustainable Solutions Announces Call for Applications for Safety and Sustainability Awards

DuPont Sustainable Solutions Announces Call for Applications for Safety and Sustainability Awards

DuPont Sustainable Solutions is now seeking applications for the 13th edition of the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards.

Managing the Safety of Distributed Workforces in the Rail Industry

Managing the Safety of Distributed Workforces in the Rail Industry

Learn how a distributed workforce in the rail industry impacts safety and the role of supervisors.

Changing Business Drivers

Changing Business Drivers

Learn how the DuPont Operational Excellence model can help companies across a wide range of industries and geographies select and apply best practices to ensure sustainable, reliable, and efficient operations, and effective use of capital.

Relative Culture Strength

Relative Culture Strength

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on world-class sustainable safety performance and Relative Culture Strength.

Pursue the Common Ground in Effective Operational Risk Management and Operational Excellence

Pursue the Common Ground in Effective Operational Risk Management and Operational Excellence

Companies that want to achieve a sustainable and profitable business need to focus on three dimensions of their operations – value protection, value extraction and value creation. Learn more here.

The DSS Consulting Philosophy

The DSS Consulting Philosophy

Read about the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) consulting philosophy and learn more about transformational business solutions informed by years of practical experience.

Energy Management Efforts Can Yield Recognizable Benefits

Energy Management Efforts Can Yield Recognizable Benefits

This article summarizes five steps that help companies achieve and sustain an effective energy management system. Learn more about these steps and why it’s critical that organizations make energy management a part of their culture.

Successfully Managing Changing a Changing Workforce

Continuous Improvement of Operational Practices

Continuous Improvement of Operational Practices

DuPont Sustainable Solutions implemented a “Continuous Improvement” strategy to reduce work related accidents and gain energy and financial savings at Kumas. The strategy outlined steps for workplace safety by changing the culture, resulting in improved safety reports and cost-savings worth $57 million.

Getting Ahead of the Curve

Getting Ahead of the Curve

Read the Pew Center case study to learn more about DuPont corporate strategies and what the company is doing to help address climate change challenges.

A Catalyst for Transformation

A Catalyst for Transformation

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions brochure on using real-world expertise in consulting services and technology licensing to help transform businesses

Sustainable Operations Overview Brochure

Sustainable Operations Overview Brochure

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) overview brochure on maximizing business sustainability and protecting assets through Sustainable Operations.

Asset Operability: The Missing Link in Capital Project Performance

Asset Operability: The Missing Link in Capital Project Performance

Learn how asset operability over the long-term serves as the missing link in measuring true, sustainable capital project performance.

DuPont Process Safety Management (PSM): Compliance - The Necessary Evil

DuPont Process Safety Management (PSM): Compliance - The Necessary Evil

Does compliance help a company to achieve improved process safety performance? Learn more.

Effective Implementation of PSM to Reduce Risks

Effective Implementation of PSM to Reduce Risks

Learn how DuPont helped SCG Chemicals implement PSM effectively to achieve their goal of an "Incident Free Operation".

Enabling PSM Performance Management

Enabling PSM Performance Management

Learn how the effective implementation of an integrated Process Safety Management (PSM) system can help achieve safe operation and improve productivity..

Achieving Operational Excellence

Achieving Operational Excellence

After the economic crisis in 2008, DuPont needed to eliminate inefficiencies, introduce an integrated production system, and change the mindset at the Uentrop plant – one of DuPont’s largest in Europe. With diligent commitment to goals of operational management, Uentrop saw significant improvements in efficiency by 2011, exceeding expectations.

DnA for Safety Brochure

DnA for Safety Brochure

The DuPont Integrated Approach (DnA) for Safety delivers stronger safety management capability, as a fully integrated component of your business strategy and operations.

Safety Culture in Capital Projects

Safety Culture in Capital Projects

Read a DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) paper that describes the four stages of culture strength: reactive, dependent, independent, and interdependent.

Helping Your Organization Infographic

Helping Your Organization Infographic

DuPont can help your organization meet the challenges of a changing world to achieve business success that goes beyond the traditional financial bottom line

The DuPont Bradley Curve Infographic

The DuPont Bradley Curve Infographic

The DuPont Bradley Curve Infographic provides an overview of the proven, proprietary system that has helped enable safety success for DuPont and clients around the world since 1995.

Sustainable Operations Part 2 Infographic

Sustainable Operations Part 2 Infographic

The DuPont journey on sustainable growth path went from safety to sustainability, based on our research on environmental footprint reproduction and the sustainable supply chain.

Sustainable Operations Part 1 Infographic

Sustainable Operations Part 1 Infographic

The rapidly evolving global situation introduces new topics in a company’s agenda. In building the business case for sustainability, DuPont helps our clients identify and quantify its tangible and intangible value that would speak to all stakeholders.

The Human Factor in Safety and Operations

The Human Factor in Safety and Operations

Learn how to advance the effectiveness of safety management practices by changing instinctive and habitual at risk behaviors.

Operational Excellence: Why Supervisors Matter

Operational Excellence: Why Supervisors Matter

Supervisors play a critical role in translating strategy into practice and ultimately supporting an organization’s journey to operational excellence. Learn more about the competencies and soft skills that are necessary for success.

New Strategies for Managing Risk

New Strategies for Managing Risk

Learn how adopting a strategic approach to operational risk management (ORM) can ensure the optimization of resources while maximizing risk reduction.

DSS Launches Online Safety Perception Survey

DSS Launches Online Safety Perception Survey

New Solution Uses Predictive Analytics to Help Improve Safety Performance

Improving Workplace Safety

Improving Workplace Safety

DuPont Sustainable Solutions implemented a “Quick Wins” strategy to reduce work related accidents at ThyssenKrupp Gerlach. The strategy outlined steps for workplace safety by changing attitudes, resulting in improved safety performance and productivity.

Improving Safety Management

Improving Safety Management

In 2014, PhosAgro— one of the world’s leading producers of phosphate-based fertilizers, conducted a eight month project with Dupont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) to improve the company’s health and safety management system and reduce the employee accident rate.

Improving Corporate Health and Safety

Improving Corporate Health and Safety

In 2008 and 2009, Aggreko saw an upward trend in unsafe acts, which increased its Lost Time Incident (LTI) rate. The company turned to DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) for training at its Jebel Ali facility in the United Arab Emirates.

Elevating Safety Standards with Stora Enso

Elevating Safety Standards with Stora Enso

In 2010, Stora Enso Veitsiluoto, a Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer, began experiencing an unexpected increase in Lost Time Accident (LTA) rates. As incidents continued, the mill decided to reach out to DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) for support and guidance.

The Way Forward for Safety at Work

The Way Forward for Safety at Work

In the past, companies and industries focused on improving behavioral safety and building effective safety management programs. Now that the workplace safety performance of many has leveled off, they're asking themselves, ‘What next’? Are there any truly innovative, leading-edge solutions that can revitalize employee motivation for and interest in workplace safety?

U.S. and Canada Market Survey Findings Report

U.S. and Canada Market Survey Findings Report

DuPont Sustainable Solutions interviewed business leaders across a host of industries in North America to better understand the key opportunities and issues facing organizations today and to learn about the steps that each is taking to address them. A summary of the findings is categorized based upon how the challenges and solutions either add to or detract from the value that an organization delivers to its stakeholders.

Promoting Safety in Production Processes

Promoting Safety in Production Processes

The management of process safety and operational risk is a great opportunity for companies to predict and control the risks in their operations and production processes. Many CEO's have said that what keeps them awake at night is the possibility of a "serious incident" that could bring down a company. Srinivasan Ramabhadran, Global Leader of Process Safety Management and Operational Risks, speaks to Vias Expeciales about this topic.

Dordrecht Infographic: Cut Emissions While Cutting Costs

Dordrecht Infographic: Cut Emissions While Cutting Costs

Companies are reducing energy use, water consumption and emissions to make the best decisions for their business and the environment. Learn how the DuPont Dordrecht site in the Netherlands is reducing emissions by 2% every year, to bring about a total reduction of 20% between 2010 and 2020.

Demystifying PSM for an Enabled Workforce

Demystifying PSM for an Enabled Workforce

This article explores the means through which competency in PSM can be cultivated among new talent, and retained among existing employees.

DuPont PSM Learning and Development Overview

DuPont PSM Learning and Development Overview

Learn how DuPont can help your company protect value and manage risk through our PSM Learning and Development offerings.

PSM Data Management Solution Overview

PSM Data Management Solution Overview

Learn how your company can protect value through the DuPont Integrated Process Safety Data Management Solution.

Operational Excellence Infographic

Operational Excellence Infographic

This infographic outlines why companies undertake operational improvements, the external drivers, gaps which can lead to a low success rate and the benefits of an operations excellence program.

Operations Excellence Overview

Operations Excellence Overview

Achieving operations excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth. Learn more about the DuPont Consulting Solution for operations excellence.

The Path to Operational Excellence

The Path to Operational Excellence

Read the article to learn more about why operational excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth.

The World Class Safety Survey Results Infographic

The World Class Safety Survey Results Infographic

The World Class Safety Survey Results Infographic provides presents data of a survey that DuPont Sustainable Solutions and Disney collaborated on about what “World Class” safety looks like.

Training Solutions Brochure

Training Solutions Brochure

DSS Training Solutions offers scalable applications with versatile implementation options.

Safety In Diverse Corporate Cultures

Safety In Diverse Corporate Cultures

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on the implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM) in workplaces with diverse corporate cultures.

Process Safety Workshop Brochure

Process Safety Workshop Brochure

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) brochure to learn more about how DSS can help improve your business through Process Safety & Operational Risk Management Workshops.

DuPont Process Safety Management

DuPont Process Safety Management

The DSS Process Safety Infographic details how an effective PSM program can enhance business performance through empowering employees, achieving operational discipline, and create a positive environment of involvement and collaboration. Learn the elements of an effective PSM program and its positive impacts.

Lasting Process Safety Improvements

Lasting Process Safety Improvements

Learn how DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) can help improve process safety management systems through customized solutions to unique business challenges.

Operational Discipline Eight Step Approach

Operational Discipline Eight Step Approach

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on the simple and effective eight step approach that can help companies with Operational Discipline implementation.

Local Content Leads to Sustainable Growth

Local Content Leads to Sustainable Growth

Learn how the implementation of a comprehensive local content strategy can extract significant value through more cost-effective sourcing and staffing, improved operational proficiency, higher productivity and increased capacity utilization. The local community is also able to benefit from sustainable economic development, long-term employment creation, higher living standards, improved training, better infrastructure and an improved business climate.

The Key to Success for Oil and Gas

The Key to Success for Oil and Gas

This article, as published in Oil & Gas Monitor, explores the importance of implementing an integrated asset management system to help oil and gas companies increase their operational efficiency and realize significant reductions in fixed cost.

Safety Performance Infographic: Kazakhstan Mining Company

Safety Performance Infographic: Kazakhstan Mining Company

The Kazakhstan Mining Company Infographic is a case study about DuPont helping its client benchmark performance in all safety areas against international standards.

DuPont Capital Projects

DuPont Capital Projects

The DuPont Sustainable Solutions Infographic provides practical approaches to enable the success of capital projects. Learn about the DuPont methodology which highlights seven critical success factors; enabling success through building clarity, capability and trust; ownership and gatekeeping and a readiness to operate approach.

Contractor Safety Management Consulting

Contractor Safety Management Consulting

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) brochure for information on the dynamics of successful owner/contractor engagements.

Process Safety Management Audits

Process Safety Management Audits

Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article to learn how to increase the effectiveness of Process Safety Management (PSM) implementation in the workplace.

DuPont 2012 Sustainability Progress Report

DuPont 2012 Sustainability Progress Report

Learn about DuPont’s progress towards its 2015 Market-Facing Sustainability goals which capture safety, environment, energy and climate challenges facing global markets. Read about how DuPont Is responding with new products and services to help meet customer needs and expectations for more sustainable offerings.

New Safety Consulting Offering for Healthcare

New Safety Consulting Offering for Healthcare

Expertise in other high-hazard industries can help build and cultivate a strong culture in hospitals and other healthcare facilities

The Wrong Key Performance Indicators Can Drive the Wrong Behavior

The Wrong Key Performance Indicators Can Drive the Wrong Behavior

Learn how to identify the correct indicators and reward system to improve safety performance.

Beyond Behavior-Based Safety

Beyond Behavior-Based Safety

Download the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on safety to learn about how a psychologist explains the benefits of safety management beyond behavior-based safety.

DSS Launches New Operational Excellence Offering

DSS Launches New Operational Excellence Offering

Integrated, Balanced Approach Helps Companies Increase Productivity and Improve Quality, Human Safety and Environmental Footprint

DuPont Receives 2013 Robert W. Campbell Award

DuPont Receives 2013 Robert W. Campbell Award

The National Safety Council presented its 2013 Robert W. Campbell Award to DuPont, recognizing the company’s commitment to the environment, health and safety as part of its everyday operations.

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