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The safety profession needs to be more shrill

A Harvard prof asks: What about safety as a “social movement”?
By Dave Johnson
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Robert G. Eccles, a professor of management practice at the Harvard Business School, didn’t mince words when he spoke at a sustainability and safety symposium


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G.M.’s CEO is the latest executive to see the light

By Dave Johnson
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Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the bottom right-hand corner of the section “Business Day” in The New York Times, is a boxed photograph of General Motors’ chief executive Mary T. Barra.


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Safety & health pros come in all stripes and colors

By Dave Johnson
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There’s no such animal as the stereotypical safety and health pro. I’ll run through my own “who’s who” list of industry-based safety and health pros who have made an impression on me.


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Searching for your safety champs

How to find talent for your voluntary activities
By Dave Johnson
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Safety and health processes in the workplace are often facilitated by EHS professionals and driven by volunteers.


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Work-life balance? It's really integration

By Dave Johnson
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Americans log more hours on the job than anyone in the industrialized world.


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Leadership—the rest of the story

It’s not all about having heart, caring and compassion
By Dave Johnson
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My limit has been reached. I’m talking about leadership hero worship.


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Do you overestimate your number of true believers?

By Dave Johnson
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Just finished reading a fascinating book, “The Men Who Lost America” (Yale University Press, 2013), by Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy, a history professor at the University of Virginia.


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Do safety pros hate their bosses?

A Yahoo news story doesn’t paint a pretty picture
By Dave Johnson
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Whoa, you’re treading on thin, very politically incorrect ground here when one uses the word “hate.”


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Public posting is a scary thing

OSHA’s proposal will jangle some nerves
By Dave Johnson
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You know when OSHA makes an announcement that’s posted online by The Wall Street Journal within hours or minutes, something major has happened.


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Fed shutdown creates roadkill risks

The unintended consequences of Washington theatrics
By Dave Johnson
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By now, the federal government shutdown of early October is either faded news that reached some sort of settlement, or the U.S. has defaulted on its gargantuan debt


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