A best practice is often not what everyone else is doing, but is what is possible to achieve. Convincing someone of what is possible to achieve requires persuasive techniques that rely more on appeals rather than force.
Moving materials efficiently at the Dana Corporation facility in Toledo, Ohio, from receiving, throughout production and shipping, is critical to their operation. When Dana decided to upgrade its fleet of LPG forklifts in 2007, management planned to achieve environmental, health and safety best practices.
From the moment I began reading "Managing Worker Safety and Health," I realized this was unlike any other OSHA publication. It was written in plain language and provided clarity on safety management that I found difficult to believe came from the government.
The jobs that EHS pros hold are based heavily in science and math, particularly when innovation is needed to achieve best practices in assuring health and safety. The following is a suggested ten-lesson plan that will help EHS pros instill greater science and math awareness for themselves â€” and people under their charge.
The nanotech revolution is predicted to be in full swing by 2015. By then many engineered nanomaterials will have moved out of the research lab and into the marketplace, creating over a $1 trillion global industry and employing more than one million workers in the U.S.