Health and Wellness

ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope

JoAnne Dahl, Ph.D.

ACT: Taking Hurt to Hope – ACT and Building Safety Commitment

Safety and the prevention of accidents at the workplace is a subject that interests all of us. Accidents and violation of safety regulations can be disastrous not only to those workers and work places that are directly effected by also to society as a whole. It can be loss of human life, loss of public confidence in these services. Examples reported in the news are many from deaths of mine workers due to unsafe mining practices, Death of subway workers due to failure to follow regulations while doing maintenance work to cases of food poisoning due to failure of restaurant workers to observe safety regulations in preparation of food.
Today you will get the chance to hear about how ACT may be used to increase safety behaviors at the workplace. Our guest is Dr DJ Moren who has been developing and implementing ACT programs in a variety of workplaces. DJ is the senior vice president of Quality Safety Edge, and founder of the MidAmerican Psychological Institute. His new book is called Building Safety Commitment You can read more about DJ, and his new book by clicking on his name on this week’s episode of ACT taking hurt to hope.