Safety Culture


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We do a fine job researching, investigating, uncovering root causes and lamenting work-related disasters. The government often forms commissions (think Deepwater Horizon or the NASA shuttle explosions or the BP Texas City refinery).
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What you learn from falling on your butt

By Timothy Ludwig Ph.D.
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You know you’re a safety geek when you slip and land on your butt on the bathroom floor in a factory’s front office thinking, “What at-risk behavior did I do to earn this bruise?”

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Corporate Social Responsibility: What is it good for?

By Garrett Brown MPH, CIH
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It happened again in Bangladesh in December 2010 - a fire in a garment factory killed 29 workers and hundreds were injured as they were suffocated, burned alive, trampled in stairwells, or leapt to their deaths from the 9th and 10th floors - because four of seven exit doors were locked.

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Sustainability: Spin or substance

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Yes. Since sustainability entered the corporate lexicon in the 1980s, it has been often intertwined with spin, or public relations buzz marketing.
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How Egypt's fall could affect you

By James E. Leeman Ph.D.
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Recent riots in North Africa and the Middle East are and will continue to have a harmful impact on the private and public sectors in the United States. Egypt’s collapse has become the “Tipping Point” of a systemic contagion growing throughout North Africa and the Middle East, the likes of which we have not witnessed since World War II.

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Thriving growth & zero lost workdays

By Mark "Tenacious" Towers
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Chris Eirvin and Wade Hunt are movers and shakers. As I have visited with them and tracked their progress over the past few years, I have been incredibly impressed by

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ASSE marks its 100th anniversary with recordbreaking annual conference

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For the first time in its 100-year history, the Des Plaines, Illinois-based American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) annual professional development conference (PDC) and exposition, Safety 2011, will be held in Chicago June 12-15 at McCormick Place - and it is already breaking records.

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POSITIVE CULTURES: When your boss doesn't get it

By Dr. John Kello
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Something interesting happens to folks when they make it to the top in business. They become remarkably prone to lose touch with the people down the ladder – the people who do the work and make or break the company.

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NIEHS looking for "visionary" ideas (3/21)

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The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is soliciting suggestions from the public on research projects and other activities it should pursue, to help further knowledge of how environmental factors influence health.

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Safety 2011: ASSE's Professional Development Conference and Exposition

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June 12-15, 2011, Chicago, IL
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