Articles Tagged with ''culture''

Extreme heat endangers workers, warns Solis (7/20)

July 21, 2011
With much of the nation sweltering under record high temperatures, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis reminded employers that outdoor workers are vulnerable to heat-related illnesses, including heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Boeing VP honored as a woman making a difference (7/18)

July 18, 2011

Mary Armstrong, vice president of Environment, Health and Safety for Boeing, has been named one of the “100 Women, Making a Difference in Safety” by the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group.

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Hero pilot to speak at DuPont Sustainable Solutions Forum 2011

July 18, 2011

The DuPont Sustainable Solutions Forum 2011, taking place Aug. 1 and 2 at the Virginia Beach Hilton, will open on Aug. 1 with keynote addresses by two well-known personalities: celebrated pilot and aviation safety expert Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger III and best-selling author Daniel Pink.

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"Good guys" are more likely to cut ethical corners of trust

July 14, 2011
This blog comes from the Guestbook discussion board on risk communication expert Dr. Peter Sandman's website and is reprinted here with Dr. Sandman's permission.

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Clogged by clutter

July 11, 2011
Where do I place a fountain to bring in more opportunities? Will hanging a crystal enhance my career? Should I paint my room green for better feng shui?
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Construction Safety Training

Requirements, format, language & enforcement
July 7, 2011
Employers are required to provide safety training when employees are, or could be, exposed to hazards on the jobsite. But exactly what are the OSHA requirements for that training? What about the format and the language used to train?
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Catch the Invisible Drift

It’s easy to stray from safety rules
July 7, 2011
Colonel Scott A. Snook, Ph.D., in Friendly Fire1 introduced the term practical drift. The theory of practical drift emerged from Snook’s root cause analysis of a 1994 friendly fire accident in which two U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter jets patrolling the No-Fly-Zone over northern Iraq shot down two U.S. Army Black Hawk UH-60 helicopters. Twenty-six peacekeepers lost their lives.
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A Growing Obligation to Prevent Harm

Understand the meaning of “standard of care”
July 7, 2011
Should a New York Wal-Mart store have had a crowd control plan in 2008 that may have prevented an employee being trampled to death by shoppers during the store’s annual “Blitz Friday?”
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Using scissor lifts to film events dangerous, warns OSHA (7/6)

July 6, 2011
OSHA has issued a hazard alert about the dangers of using scissor lifts to film events and functions. Scissor lifts are portable, hydraulic-powered lifts that are commonly used by colleges and high schools to film athletic and band activities.
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Ergodyne Named One of 2011 Healthiest Employers

June 29, 2011
Ergodyne was named one of the 2011 Healthiest Employers in the June issue of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Recipients of this award were determined based on results from a web-based employee survey provided by Quantum Workplace.
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