Friday Joke: Ken Provides Drone Coverage for Summit

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Jokes, Summit

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Yes, the Global TapRooT® Summit has gone high tech. Here’s a picture of Ken Reed providing arial drone coverage at the 2014 Global TapRooT® Summit. We all felt more secure with Ken keeping an overhead watch!

Friday Joke: New Type of Submarine

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Accidents, Jokes, Pictures

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Doesn’t it need a snorkel?

Friday Joke: Bike Safety

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Jokes, Pictures


Friday Joke: Labels NI???

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Jokes, Pictures

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How Far Away is Death?

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Jokes, Pictures


Don’t Make a Decision You’ll Someday Regret – Join Our Community Today

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Accidents, Jokes
1981 Louisville, Kentucky Sewer Explosion

1981 Louisville, Kentucky Sewer Explosion

Underestimating the power of projectiles, relying on your friends to lift you up, (or catch you when you fall), taking a shortcut –  these are all subtitles to funny videos recently posted by Mashable that underscore decisions people make that they immediately regret.

Here is a link to the videos:

On a more serious note, it reminds me of the weekly eNewsletter we put together – we include regular columns like “How Far Away is Death” and “Monday Accidents and Lessons Learned” and yes, we always include a joke for our readers too, but sometimes it takes looking at destructive consequences of actions that people take and later regret before we are inspired to make a change and keep our workplaces safer.

If you’re not a subscriber, won’t you join our community of experts around the world as we work together to change the way the world solves problems? Here is our recent weekly edition:

Friday Joke: Death Hurts

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Jokes, Pictures


Friday Joke: Tug of War

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Jokes, Pictures

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“Baby won’t you light my fire!”

Friday Joke: Fire Hazard?

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Jokes, Pictures


Friday Joke: Eagle Shoots Selfie

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Jokes, Video

How Far Away is Death?

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Jokes, Pictures


How Far Away is Death?

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Jokes, Pictures


Friday Joke: Your day probably wasn’t this bad …

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Accidents, Jokes, Pictures

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Thanks to the Facebook friend that passed this along to me.

If you need a kindergartner to explain your control chart for you….

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Courses, Human Performance, Jokes, Presentations, Quality, Summit, TapRooT, Video

Watch two children explain their morning routine using a process flow chart and a control chart.

If you do not have a knowledgeable kindergartner hanging around to help you, I would recommend attending the following this April during our TapRooT® Summit Week:

Advanced Trending Techniques

TapRooT® Quality/Six Sigma/Lean Advanced Root Cause Analysis Training

Process Quality and Corrective Action Programs

Friday Joke: Grandma Got Run Over by a Forklift

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Jokes, Sounds

Thought this might bring home the Christmas safety spirit … It is from Richard Hawk (who was a Keynote Speaker for a TapRooT® Summit a number of years ago).

(Click to play – .MPEG4 (.m4a) format)

His web site is …

How Far Away is Death?

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Jokes, Pictures


How Far Away is Death?

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Jokes, Pictures


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