Articles by Tom Lawrence CSP, P.E.

CEOs to safety pros: “ We need you to know us”

At ASSE’s Professional Development Conference for the past several years there has been a session entitled Executive Safety Summit. A panel of CEOs or senior managers and a moderator discuss their views of safety. Good stuff. Near the end of the session is the most important question: What are your recommendations for the safety professionals in attendance here today? The above title was one answer.


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OSHA’s standards department should be shut down

The people who write huge swath OSHA standards are from the same philosophy (big government solves all ) that wrote: 2700 pages of healthcare law, begatting multiple thousands of a pages of regulations; 2300 pages of financial law, with more thousands of pages of regulations, etc. etc.  Enough!!


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Thanks a lot OSHA, for classifying performance measurement systems based on injuries as discriminatory

I have comments and questions about OSHA’s March 12, 2012 memorandum with the subject line: “Employer Safety Incentives and Disincentive Policies and Practices.”


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Safety pros would benefit by eliminating OSHA's standards office

I just saw a news article that reported the Obama administration's budget director has issued instructions to each of the federal agencies to prepare for 5-10 percent budget reductions.

 


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OSHA: Publish the I2P2 proposal now

Aaron Trippler of the AIHA staff asked in a recent ISHN editorial about OSHA’s I2P2 (Injury and Illness Prevention Program) standard: “How in the heck can you oppose something that has yet to be written?” Here is the answer:
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I2P2: The consultant’s full employment act

My focused concern with the current OSHA administration began with their absolute arrogance at the 2009 PDC of ASSE.
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The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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