Best Practices

The great challenge confronting EHS pros

It’s communication — is your message getting through?
According to the results of the American Society of Safety Engineers 100th Anniversary Essay Contest, the greatest challenge facing the environmental health and safety profession in the 21st century is communication.


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The U.S. unveils a wellness & prevention plan

How EHS pros fit into the national strategy
The National Prevention Council released the National Prevention Strategy in June 2011 as mandated by the 2010 Affordable Care Act.


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A Growing Obligation to Prevent Harm

Understand the meaning of “standard of care”
Should a New York Wal-Mart store have had a crowd control plan in 2008 that may have prevented an employee being trampled to death by shoppers during the store’s annual “Blitz Friday?”
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Obtain special instructions before use

Within the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) unstable explosives require the highest codification prevention precautionary statement P201 — “Obtain special instructions before use.”
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MANAGING BEST PRACTICES: YouTube and your reputation

If the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) doesn’t play up the very popular “Safety Dance” (Men Without Hats) song at their June 2011 annual meeting in Chicago, I think they will miss a big opportunity.


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BEST PRACTICES: Workplace safety as a public health issue

Did you know you were adopted? Maybe not you personally, but your field of work as an “Occupational Health and Safety Specialist and Technician” was adopted by the public health workforce.


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Want to engage your CEO?

CEOs perform best when they truly understand their organization’s entire DNA. To understand the DNA of an organization requires segments of the organization be examined, integrated as a whole, and then presented for management review.


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MANAGING BEST PRACTICES: Display your competencies

The best résumés use the right words to get noticed. The right words differentiate superior from average performers.


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MANAGING BEST PRACTICES: A dozen reasons to build a new skill

Evidence is mounting that children born in the U.S. today may be the first generation of children to be less healthy than their parents.


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MANAGING BEST PRACTICES: Welding and hex chrome health effects

Just a little exposure to hexavalent chromium may exceed the proposed REL. 


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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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