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BCSP releases OHS salary survey results

Pay, bonuses, benefits compared
February 20, 2013

Want to compare your salary with those of your fellow safety professionals? The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) has released results of a salary survey conducted in conjunction with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).


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For your consideration: 10 resolutions for EHS pros for 2013

January 2, 2013

Resolution #1: Less Focus On Preaching More On Teaching. Awareness campaigns are important for the unaware. But most workers who ultimately get hurt do so knowing something they know is dangerous, or at very least that they suspected COULD be dangerous. Too many awareness campaigns make safety professionals feel good about themselves but come off as smug and condescending to workers.


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Generation next addressed at NSC Congress

ISHN Editor Dave Johnson reporting from Florida
October 22, 2012

Maybe the EHD field should not as concerned as it about attrition and dwindling ranks of pros. The word out of the NSC show in Orlando is all positive.


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Only one week left to submit PDC proposals for AIHce 2013

August 24, 2012

The deadline for submitting a Professional Development Course (PDC) proposal for AIHce 2013 is fast approaching.


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ASSE opposes federal rulemaking move, backs consensus standards instead

June 17, 2012

Citing the negative impact it could have on occupational safety and health, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) said it strongly opposes action by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) that could harm the future development of timely and effective voluntary national consensus safety and health standards.


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OSHA’s Michaels will discuss GHS at Safety 2012

May 30, 2012

Attendees at Safety 2012 – coming up June 3-6 in Denver, CO – will hear from Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Dr. David Michaels, who is expected to discuss the GHS and HCS, National Emphasis Programs (NEPs), fall prevention and other agency priorities.


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Safety professionals get their own week -- at least in Colorado

April 17, 2012

It may be purely coincidental, but Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed June 3-8, 2012 "Safety Professional Week."


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Safety does have a PR problem

January 4, 2012

On ISHNs' Sharing Safety Solutions chat room we posed this question: Does the EHS profession have a public relations problem?


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NIOSH projects growing demand for safety professionals

Warns: Not enough trained EHS grads will be available to fill jobs
October 21, 2011

Over the coming year and beyond, the national demand for occupational safety and health services will significantly outstrip the number of men and women with the necessary training, education, and experience to provide such services, based on current trends, according to the results of a national survey reported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).


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Who needs a safety guy?

June 29, 2011
Last week I covered the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) annual meeting and as is always the case I ran into more than a couple of earnest looking safety professionals who, with a straight face, claimed that they were trying hard to work themselves out of a job.
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