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From 2014 NSC Congress & Expo:

911 is not an emergency plan

San Diego CA -- More than 50 percent of employees say their company is not adequately prepared to respond to an emergency, according to a survey conducted this year by Staples, the office supply retailer, and a vendor of emergency response products exhibiting at the National Safety Congress and Expo here in San Diego.


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Don’t track me down versus the need to know

San Diego CA - Personnel tracking technology is one of the fascinating research and development progressions on display at the National Safety Congress and Expo being held here in hot and humid (unbelievably) San Diego. For two weeks temperatures in the San Diego area have hovered between 90 to 100 degrees, sending many residents in search of air conditioners, and having attendees walking to the convention center work up a good sweat.


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What’s on the mind of the OSHA chief?

Dr. David Michaels, five years into his job as OSHA boss and the longest-serving OSHA leader in agency history, gave a state of the OSHA nation report at ASSE’s Safety 2014 conference in Orlando this past June. These were his main talking points:


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Overheard at ASSE’s Safety 2014

ISHN picked out these sound bites from keynoters, speakers and attendees at ASSE’s Safety 2014 national professional development conference and expo in Orlando this past June:


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Paradigm shifts for achieving an injury-free culture

E. Scott Geller, Ph.D., Alumni Distinguished Professor, Virginia Tech, and senior partner, Safety Performance Solutions, gave a presentation at ASSE’s Safety 2014 conference in Orlando this past June emphasizing the need for the safety profession to embrace these paradigm shifts to achieve an injury-free culture:


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ASSE recognizes three members as Fellows and Safety Educator of the Year

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) awarded three members, Gary Barnett of Ocean New Jersey, Thomas Cecich of Apex, North Carolina and Don Jones, Sr. from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Fellow Honor, its highest distinction, recognizing their lifetime of commitment to worker safety and their leadership in the occupational health and safety field, at the group’s Safety 2014 meeting in Orlando this past June.


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Are you up on the latest EHS trends?

Here is what ISHN noticed is “in” and “out” in terms of EHS trends based on education sessions and corridor talk at the ASSE Safety 2014 meeting in Orlando this past June.


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The 2014 ASSE Safety Innovation Award goes to Ali Hasan Al-Failakawi

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) named Ali Hasan Al-Failakawi the winner of the 2014 Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management for implementing a road safety program that helped reduce motor vehicle accidents at its Safety 2014 conference and expo in Orlando, held this past June.


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Safety goes vertical

San Diego CA - On the first day of the National Safety Congress and Expo here in San Diego it’s apparent by strolling the expo aisles and talking with vendors that many are adapting an approach to the broad safety marketplace that emphasizes PPE for specific vertical markets.


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Is it the dawn of a real recovery?

Second quarter GDP booms
Real gross domestic product — the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States — exploded at an annual rate of 4.0 percent in the second quarter of 2014


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