One of the more popular events at the American Association of Safety Engineers’ annual conference is the Executive Summit panel, which gives attendees a chance to hear how CEOs, presidents and vice presidents from a range of industries view safety.
The two-million-square-foot Kay Bailey Convention Center in Dallas, Texas is bustling with activity, with thousands of safety professionals in town for the American Association of Safety Engineers’ Safety 2015 sorting out their schedules and heading to various sessions.
Is your mind working for you or against you? That’s one of the questions being posed to attendees of Safety 2015 going on in Dallas, by a speaker who says positive intelligence can help people achieve their peak performance.
OSHA last week issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to update its general industry, shipyard employment, marine terminals, longshoring, and construction eye and face protection standards by incorporating by reference the three most recent versions of the American National Standards Institute Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection standard.
In an age where academic degrees may be literally printed from home, some experts are calling for the development of minimum requirements to accredit academic programs in the occupational safety and health (OSH) profession.
In addition to providing opportunities to network with EHS colleagues, the midday meals at Safety 2015 in Dallas June 7-10 will offer some additional benefits. Additional fee and/or pre-registration is required for some sessions.
Safety professionals who are heading to Texas June 7-9 for the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Safety 2015 convention will do some networking over Texas-sized BBQ of brisket, ribs and chicken (with all the fixin’s) at Eddie Deen’s Ranch, a downtown Dallas fixture.
Top executives from the energy, construction and entertainment sectors will be among the participants at this year’s Safety 2015 Executive Summit Panel, which lets convention attendees hear how corporate leaders feel about important safety issues.
Mentors help ease learning curve for new safety hires
December 8, 2014
Companies that support a robust mentor program for new safety employees are more apt to reduce the learning curve they face and retain their services longer, an important feat considering competition to keep them will rise with an estimated 25,000 safety practitioners retiring by 2016.