Beware of superficial spin
October 5, 2012
More than likely, if you find yourself in front of a board, it probably is not for a good reason. Stay focused, present the facts and only the facts, and concentrate on the business implications of the circumstances.
But you can prevent killer collapses
September 6, 2012
Well, it’s that time of the year again to take the company’s ethics course.Read More
How to deal with devilish attitudes
August 1, 2012
Safety pros deal with human weaknesses probably more than anyone in the organization, save for perhaps HR.
Using 6 “weapons of influence”
July 3, 2012
How often have you come up with a safety idea and found yourself beating your head against the wall trying to get buy-in?
The most highly praised & coached generation comes to work
June 6, 2012
The workplace is beginning to experience the blending of Millennials with Boomers. Who are these Millennials?
So why aren’t employers more concerned?
May 3, 2012
Even though all of us undertake do-it-yourself (DIY) projects around the house, it is profoundly apparent many of us perform these DIY projects in the absence of a safety mindset.Read More
Use this checklist before heading to the meeting
April 2, 2012
Safety and health professionals routinely make presentations to their boss, their boss’s boss, and sometimes even the CEO to gain approval for an activity or to beg for funding to initiate a new program or sustain an existing program. Too often we are met with delays, resistance and rejection.
March 1, 2012
Geez, there he goes again! What a suck-up! She makes my blood boil. It’s not my fault. If those operators would only listen to me, no one would get hurt.Read More
Miscalculating supply and demand in the EHS field
February 2, 2012
Last month I discussed the current market for occupational safety and health jobs, and how the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) recently released National Assessment of the Occupational Safety and Health Workforce1 miscalculated supply and demand figures.
But EHS soft skills & work ethics can frustrate employers
January 4, 2012
Heading into 2012, occupational safety and health (OSH) jobs are available.Read More