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ISHN editors and invited workplace safety and health thought leaders offer their cutting-edge views on the profession’s critical issues.

The curse of pre-screened submitted questions

By Dave Johnson

OSHA held an hour-long live webinar Q&A December 7 after the release of its latest regulatory agenda. But acting OSHA chief Jordan Barab, who answered the questions, had the benefit of handling only written questions, submitted in advance or during the Q&A.
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A+A = A safety pro’s dream trade show

By Dave Johnson, Editor

Last month in Dusseldorf, Germany, the world’s largest safety tailgating party was held.
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Dr. Michaels, don your flak jacket

By Dave Johnson

The long wait is over. Last night, the U.S. Senate officially confirmed David Michaels, Ph.D, MPH, as assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health.
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The coming OSHA war

By Dave Johnson, ISHN Editor

The irresistible force of 20+ years of organized labor’s pent-up demand for OSHA action will meet the immovable object of organized business resistance.
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A dying profession?

By Jeff LaBelle, CIH, CSP

Unless national organizations begin stepping up high school and college age recruitment efforts, the entire landscape of the safety professional will change and soon.
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Videotape dangerous operations to reduce fatalities

By Gary Rosenblum

If good video of the event is available to the public, even a single death can launch national coverage.
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Imbalance of values

By Todd Guenther

Our country’s true Heroes – teachers, firefighters, police and military are struggling to make ends meet for themselves and their families.
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Our future is ours to define and implement

It’s time to begin digesting and understanding what has happened recently but also what has been occurring over the last several years

by Aaron Chen, MPH, CIH
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Safety, but at what cost?

I got let go because I was not billable.

by Barry R. Weissman, REM, CSP, CHMM, CHS-V, CIPS
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My friend, Senator Kennedy, who can fill his shoes?

We have lost another icon, some people would even call him a saint…

by Ron Hayes
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