The U.S. Department of Energy still has work to do to improve its own safety culture. That’s the upshot of a recent study on the federal agency that heads environmental cleanup of nuclear waste across the country, including the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeast Washington.
Only half of major organizations regard talent management as a top priority, according to a survey of 537 U.S. companies by Right Management, the talent and career management expert within ManpowerGroup.
There is a very good chance that we have all heard that safety starts at the top. This is not a cliché’ as some may think. All safe workplace efforts must start with top management leading the way with a vision for the company.
Every business should have a crisis management plan in place, one that has been rehearsed and practiced so that everyone knows precisely what they are supposed to do if it all kicks off – in theory at least.
This year’s Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM) ASHM of the Year Award was presented last month to Brian Blondin from Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corporation, at the NSC Congress and Expo.