Articles Tagged with ''culture''

Florida company cuts accident, injury rates with new safety culture

Cable USA uses OSHA On-Site Consultation Program
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With workers compensation costs exceeding $55,000 and injury rates far higher than the industry’s national average, Florida wire and cable manufacturer Cable USA LLC reached out to OSHA’s Free On-site Consultation Program for help.

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Thoughts from thought leaders

By Dave Johnson
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Safety’s thought leaders keep bumping into each other at conferences such as ASSE’s annual meeting. Here are three “new thoughts” making the rounds here in Denver:

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Fairness is the foundation of a safety culture

By Phil La Duke

For the last couple of weeks I have been teaching Just Culture to a large healthcare organization and it has triggered new revelations about the concept.

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Dow Chemical, Penn State partner in laboratory safety

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The Dow Chemical Company and The Pennsylvania State University have launched a pilot program to increase safety awareness and practices in the university’s Departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering.

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Dear Victims of Workplace Fatalities

By Phil La Duke

I received your letter last week, and while nothing I say or do will ever erase your tragedy I do hope I can help you to understand the state of workplace safety today.

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ASSE plans virtual global symposium on international work safety

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A series of virtual symposiums by the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) is aimed at helping participants understanding  international cultures, standards, and how to work effectively with a multi-culturally diverse workforce.

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Develop community-based cultures through safety

"A community of people is a force to be reckoned with!"
By David Sarkus MS, CSP

In order to achieve continuous improvement in safety, professionals must seek ways to build their cultures with a sense of community.

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Politicians just don't get safety

David Cameron wants to crush safety cultures
By Dave Johnson

Imagine if a month ago, on New Year’s Day, a grim-faced President Obama came on TV to address the nation with his official POTUS (President Of The United States) New Year’s Resolution:

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ProAct Safety’s Shawn Galloway named ISHN “Power 101” safety leader

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ProAct Safety, an international safety excellence consulting firm, announced its president and chief operating officer, Shawn M. Galloway, was recognized in the January 2012 edition of Industrial Safety and Hygiene News (ISHN) as a leader in safety.

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Warren Buffett is a lot like you and me -- with a couple of caveats

By Dave Johnson

On the January 23rd cover of Time magazine, Warren Buffett reminds me a bit of a wizened and wise safety and health pro.

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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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Leveraging Sustainability Initiatives to Benefit Your Community and Increase Compliance

This webinar will review how General Motors' Sustainability initiatives are being leveraged to improve the community and the environment, create efficient energy programs, improve sustainability tracking, impact on processes and overall reporting and improve overall social, environmental and corporate sustainability.

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2014 September

ISHN'S September issue features a series of essay on thought leadership. Get expert advice on self-motivation, compliance and more!

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