Psychology

Understand the human dynamics of worker safety

January 3, 2013
What could be worse,” bellowed W. Edwards Deming at his four-day workshop in 1991, than “on-the-job training”.


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Get through the holiday blues

December 18, 2012

The holidays aren't joyous for everyone. This time of year can bring stress and feelings of loneliness. Exercise, focusing on positive relationships, and doing things that you find rewarding can help with depression. Get tips on what to do if you feel depressed. Keep in mind that winter depression could be a sign of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is caused by the lack of sunlight. Treatment for SAD is much like other forms of depression, but may also involve light therapy.


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Feeling good: What safety pros say about job satisfaction

State of the EHS Nation
December 12, 2012

State of the EHS Nation:

Exclusive results from ISHN’s 28th annual White Paper Reader Survey


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New study: Burnout plagues physicians

Doctor warns of threat to patients; offers tips
December 11, 2012

More than 45 percent of physicians are experiencing at least one symptom of burnout, according to the first national study on the topic, and that concerns noted physician and professor of medicine emeritus Dr. Paul Griner, (www.DrPaulGriner.com), author of “The Power of Patient Stories: Learning Moments in Medicine.” 


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European companies failing to manage psychosocial risks

December 6, 2012

Despite widespread concern about work-related stress and workplace violence, most European companies still don’t have procedures in place for managing psychosocial risks, according to two new reports from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).


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Are you faced with “choices” or “decisions”?

November 28, 2012

Life is filled with confusing options and competing interests, which is I wrote my new guide, 5 Simple Steps to Choosing Your Path (www.wgranvillebrown.com). 


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ISHN exclusive interview at NSC with Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III (Part 2)

October 31, 2012

Monday morning October 22 at the National Safety Congress in Orlando, we had the opportunity for an exclusive one-on-one, sit-down  interview with Chesley Sullenberger III. Captain “Sully” successfully ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River with no loss of life after its initial climb out of New York City on January 15, 2009, was disabled due to striking a flock of Canada geese.


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National Safety Congress emerging issue: Just what is AC4P?

ISHN Editor Dave Johnson reporting from NSC Congress & Expo
October 23, 2012

We recently had an email conversation with E. Scott Geller, Ph.D., Alumni Distinguished Professor, Center for Applied Behavior Systems, Virginia Tech, on Actively Caring For People – AC4P – the subject of a new book Scott is introducing at the National Safety Congress.


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When to worry about worrying

October 10, 2012
There is no shortage of things to worry about — from personal concerns about job security or health to fears related to larger issues such as political conflicts or natural disasters.


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Scott Geller’s AC4P

October 2, 2012

A conversation with E. Scott Geller, Ph.D., Alumni Distinguished Professor, Center for Applied Behavior Systems, Virginia Tech, on Actively Caring For People – AC4P – the subject of a new book Scott will introduce at the National Safety Congress in Orlando, Oct. 22-24. It is also available at www.ac4p.org.


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