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A most unusual safety session

October 1, 2013

Here at the 2013 NSC Congress & Expo, an Egyptian surgeon, Alaa Zidan, who now works as a health and safety consultant in Bahrain, gave a presentation, “Positive Safety Culture and Emotional Intelligence,” that was probably unlike any safety presentation most in the audience had ever heard.


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“I swear, people are opening their eyes to safety like never before”

October 1, 2013

Why are companies not known for selling safety products, such as Staples, Cintas, Caterpillar, Honeywell, and Kimberly-Clark all here at the 2013 NSC Congress & Expo -- a number of them with expansive floor space?


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Road warriors spin weary travel horror stories

October 1, 2013

The NSC Congress & Expo takes on more of an international flavor each year. As per usual in recent years, you have the “China Village,” a group of dozens of small mostly PPE Chinese suppliers separated by thin white pegboard walls.


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ISHM Safety Management Professional of the Year 2013 announced at 2013 NSC Congress & Expo

September 30, 2013

The results of the highly successful “ISHM Safety Management Professional of the Year” are in. ISHM is the Institute for Safety and Health Management, a certification organization focused on educating safety and health managers in executive-level skills and certifying their expertise in communicating with C-Suite personnel on critical safety issues.


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National Safety Congress announces pivotal safety contributors

September 30, 2013

DuPont was awarded Monday morning at the 2013 NSC Congress and Expo opening session for integrating environmental, health and safety management with business operations as a cornerstone of corporate financial prosperity.


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The Campbell Institute identifies eight characteristics of successful leading indicators

September 30, 2013

The Campbell Institute – the National Safety Council’s center of excellence for environmental, health and safety management – has introduced a new white paper, “Transforming EHS Performance Measurement through Leading Indicators” at the 2013 NSC Congress & Expo.


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OSHA’s Top 10 violations announced at 2013 NSC Congress & Expo

September 30, 2013

1 – 1926.501 Fall Protection (8,241 total violations
2 – 1910.1200 Hazard Communication (6,156 violations)
3 – 1926.451 Scaffolding (5,423)


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2013 NSC Congress & Expo kicks off

September 30, 2013

The National Safety Council is hosting its 2013 NSC Congress & Expo in Chicago, Sept. 28 to Oct. 4. Chicago is the hometown for the NSC, founded in 1913 – one hundred year’s ago. 


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Jeff Woodbury named Chairman of the Board at National Safety Council

NSC looks to the future with new Board leadership
September 30, 2013

The National Safety Council is proud to announce that Jeff Woodbury, vice president, safety, security, health and environment for Exxon Mobil Corporation, has been elected chairman of the National Safety Council Board of Directors.


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2014 International Glove Association Symposium set for Orlando

Industry trends, government regulations among topics to be covered
September 16, 2013

Mark your calendar to attend the 2014 IGA Symposium!  The International Glove Association will be holding their annual glove symposium March 16 - 18, 2014 at the Yacht Club of Disney World in Orlando Florida.


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