Safety Culture

Teammates, coaches, and cultures for Safety

By David Sarkus MS, CSP

Arguably, Fulton Walker of the Miami Dolphins had one of the finest special teams' performances in Super Bowl history. In 1983, Super Bowl XVII, Fulton had four kickoff returns for 190 yards and one touchdown. His touchdown of 98-yards was the first-ever kickoff to be returned for a touchdown in Super Bowl history. Fulton’s Super Bowl feat stood for nearly 15 years!

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A bad day in the Badlands

“Injured Hiker from Pennsylvania Rescued”
By Dave Johnson
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The June 8th headline comes from the Associated Press, and the injured hiker is me.

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Winning hearts and minds

Using 6 “weapons of influence”
By James E. Leeman Ph.D.
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How often have you come up with a safety idea and found yourself beating your head against the wall trying to get buy-in?

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Rebuilding credibility

Oil & gas companies drill down on safety
By Dave Johnson
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For pros who lament their lack of stature, be careful what you ask for.

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Eliminate life-altering incidents

5 critical practices for project teams
By Ted Apking
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Over the past several years, industry has made significant advances in our understanding of serious and fatal injuries.

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Influencing safety…

140 characters at a time
By Candace Adrian
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Can anyone recommend a carbon monoxide detector that is not affected by an atmosphere with hydrogen?”

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Deputy Assistant Secretary testifies on OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs

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On June 28, Deputy Assistant Secretary Jordan Barab testified before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce's Subcommittee on Workforce Protections about OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs.

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Petroleum group adopts pipeline safety principles

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The American Petroleum Institute Pipeline Subcommittee adopted eight pipeline safety principles at meetings recently with industry operators and the Association of Oil Pipe Lines.

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NIOSH chief says OEHS professionals must get “louder and bolder”

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The second day of the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s (AIHA) AIHce 2012 got underway yesterday with the head of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) urging attendees to broaden their mission.

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Number of workplace suicides highest ever

Report also finds workplace homicides down
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According to recently finalized revisions to the 2010 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) counts,  fatal work injuries in the U.S. in 2010 totaled 4,690 -- up from the preliminary count of 4,547 reported in August 2011.

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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.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EST

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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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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