What are safety pros are reading in 2012?
“Murder by Electrocution,” a fictional account of a worksite multiple fatality, written by David MacCollum, a professional engineer.
“Sway – the Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior”
“The Voice of Authority: 10 strategies every leader needs to know”
“Triangle – the fire that changed America”
“Abundance – the future is better than you think”
“The No Complaining Rule – Positive Ways to Deal With Negativity at Work”
“People Skills at Work”
“Radical Edge: Stoke your business, Amp your life, and Change the world”
(gets our vote for best title)
“Managing the Generation Mix – From Collision to Collaboration”
“Brand: You – Personal Branding for Success in Life and Business”
“Lean Sustainability – Creating Safe, Enduring, and Profitable Operations”
(gets our vote for the title incorporating the most buzzwords: lean, sustainability, safe and enduring… all that’s missing is “culture”
Overhead at the book rack: an industrial hygienist studying to pass the certified industrial hygiene (CIH) exam takes a look at a collection of Dan Petersen books and says to herself, “I don’t want that stuff, I want the stuff I can learn from.”
(and we wonder why IH’s have niched themselves as technocrats…)
On Monday and Tuesday on the expo floor, BST CEO Colin Duncan will lead a discussion on BST’s newest book, “The Zero Index – A Path to Sustainable Safety Excellence.” Duncan is the general editor of the book, with contributions by BST consultants,
At the same times, Dr. E Scott Geller will be at the Safety Performance Solutions booth signing and giving away free copies of his book, “The Courage Factor: Leading People-Based Culture Change.”
And Aubrey Daniels and Judy Agnew will be at the ADI booth ready to talk about their latest book, “Safe by Accident? Leadership Practices that Build a Sustainable Safety Culture.”
The book publishing industry is going through chaos with e-books, quickie self-published books, disappearing book stores, but you wouldn’t know it at the ASSE meeting.