Articles by Dave Johnson

ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Sam Gualardo:

“Simply put, safety is freedom from risk.”

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Sam Gualardo, National Safety Consultants, Inc., who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Beyond Safety? Dealing with the real causes of worker and workplace risk.”


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Corrie Pitzer:

“Extraordinary safety is achieved by being risk competent.”

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Corrie Pitzer, founder  of SAFEmap International, Inc., who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Deep Safe: The Future of Safety Engineering.”


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Skipper Kendrick:

“Could your leaders name the last three things they’ve done to improve the safety of the business?”

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Skipper Kendrick of Kendrick Global Enterprises, who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “12 Key Words for the Safety Professional.”


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Rodney Grieve:

“Organizational balance is influenced by four elements: experience, knowledge, focus, and pace”

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Rodney E. Grieve, BRANTA Worldwide, who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Identifying Cultural Hazards: Four Clues That You May Be Out Of Balance.”


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Scott Geller:

“Supervisors are too much into production and top down thinking”

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Scott Geller, a distinguished professor at Virginia Tech and a senior partner of Safety Performance Solutions. Scott presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “The Psychology of Safety: Paradigm Shifts for Achieving an Injury-Free Culture.”


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Aubrey Daniels:

“Senior leaders must understand the science of behavior”

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Aubrey Daniels, founder of Aubrey Daniels International, who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “What Works Best Doesn’t Come Naturally: Leadership Actions for Preventing Loss.”


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ASSE Safety 2014 Q&A with ASSE President Kathy Seabrook:

“When you talk about risk, it’s the language of business.”

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Kathy Seabrook, ASSE’s outgoing president, who has had her bags packed for a year as she has traveled the country and the globe on safety missions.


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Safety & health pros come in all stripes and colors

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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OSHA deputy outlines agency priorities

Jordan Barab, deputy assistant secretary at OSHA, give a quick, 20-minute snapshot of his agency’s current priorities on Wednesday, May 7 at an event sponsored by ASSE – “Occupational Safety & Health in Global Workforce Sustainability.” The half-day meeting was held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Temp worker safety was at the top of Barab’s list. OSHA is concerned about fatalities among inexperience temps, many who will work numerous “first days on the job” in a year.


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What makes for a “high sustainability” corporation?

Robert G. Eccles, a professor at the Harvard Business School, presented findings from a study he helped conduct on attributes of high sustainability companies on Wednesday, May 7 at an event sponsored by ASSE – “Occupational Safety & Health in Global Workforce Sustainability.” The half-day meeting was held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.


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