NSC Congress Attendees Learn New Concept: 'The Experience of Seeing Safety' - National Safety Council
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The Experience of 'Seeing Safety'

Safety professionals at the 2018 NSC Congress & Expo in Houston gathered at the NSC booth to learn about the latest tools to improve their environmental, safety and health programs.

The Experience, created by COVE: Center of Visual Expertise from the Toledo Museum of Art, took attendees through a unique observation and communication exercise that demonstrated the fundamental skills to properly diagnose:

  • Risk assessment
  • Job safety analyses
  • Incident investigations
  • Other aspects of safety performance

Neuroscience and research reveal that as much as 90% of what you think you “see” is actually your brain filling in the blanks, based on memory and past experiences. This visual illiteracy often leads to preventable errors and injuries, both minor and major.

In contrast, visual literacy is a proven approach to processing visual information more efficiently. It is a method to see better so you can identify, interpret and interact with your environment more accurately.

It's What You See, What it Means and What You Do

How to SEE the whole PICTURE® in front of you is central to assessing risks effectively and taking appropriate and timely action. Learn more about the impact visual literacy can have on your organization:

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Contact COVE for more information: [email protected] or (567) 343-1405