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Is yours a fear-driven culture?

On Friday I went to the neighborhood bar as I am wont to do from time to time. While there I saw a regular who works with my brother in an open die forge. I passed the pleasantries with him and asked him how he was. He said he was doing a lot better and was healing.


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Computer – Delivering a workable safety solution

What does it take for a computer to help us do our jobs better and enjoy our lives more? A simplified answer that doesn’t go into nano-detail is that a computer requires both hardware and software to be functional.


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Where’s the value In “Safety Day”?

Next week I will be conducting the activities surrounding “safety day.” As leader and as a safety practitioner I was the logical selection. The notion of me getting up in front of a group of associates and trumpeting on about safety one day a year may seem laughable to some of my more loyal readers and downright hypocritical to my devoted detractors.


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Alaska state trooper helicopter crash caused by bad weather, department’s “punitive culture”

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the March 30, 2013 crash of an Alaska Department of Public Safety helicopter was caused by the pilot’s decision to continue flying into deteriorating weather conditions as well as the department’s “punitive culture and inadequate safety management.”


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Are you making these mistakes with your safety climate surveys?

In 1980, Dov Zohar addressed various implications of assessing safety climate through a 40-item questionnaire in order to improve safety-related outcomes. Zohar wrote one of the first scholarly works pertaining to safety climate and I was intrigued.


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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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Galloway of ProAct Safety to cohost complimentary TalentClick webinar “How to Build a Top Safety Culture”

Shawn M. Galloway of ProAct Safety and Greg Ford of TalentClick will share ways to transform “tough” safety cultures into top safety cultures

ProAct Safety, a recognized pioneer in safety excellence strategies, announced its president, Shawn M. Galloway, will join TalentClick host, Greg Ford, for a webinar on creating a top safety culture that leverages strategy and key measurements most organizations miss when attempting to improve safety performance or company culture.


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World Congress to showcase integrated strategies for safety and health

The XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014 which opens in Germany on 24 August will showcase strategies that promote a workplace prevention culture.


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Where the leader goes, so goes the organization

The biggest thing preventing our safety cultures, performance and progress is the mindset of our leaders. Safety will never trickle up in an organization, never!


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Ohio workers unjammed still-running machines

Company culture “does not value safety”

Packaging Corporation of America has been cited by OSHA for eight — including five repeat — safety violations for failing to protect workers from amputation and other serious hazards. OSHA initiated an inspection Jan. 21, 2014, after receiving a complaint that workers were reaching in to unjam machines without turning off the machinery.


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EVENTS

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Engage, Motivate, Reward.....Repeat: The proven tactic for long-term safe behavior

5/20/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This presentation will cover examples of engagement tactics that were deployed and others where they could have been deployed to affect behavior change, recognition’s role in facilitating employee engagement, benefits of reinforcing safe work habits with a rewards component and best practices, common mistakes, and available resources for success.

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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

12/11/14 11:00 am EST

Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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2014 December

Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

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