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The DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2015

DuPont Sustainable Solutions is calling for applications for the 2015 edition of the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards. Do you have a successful project or initiative that has delivered enduring improvements in the safety of your workers, or the productivity or sustainability of your operations?


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EPA unveils big climate plans

Focus is on protecting human health, the environment

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the EPA last week released plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for climate change impacts such as flooding, sea level rise, severe weather and temperature extremes.


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SUPPLIER PROFILE: DSM Dyneema: Forging sustainable — not transactional — relationships

Tell us a little about the history of DSM Dyneema.


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Will green products gain traction in U.S. safety market?

Consumers want more enviro-friendly products — will industrial purchasers follow?


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DuPont announces Safety and Sustainability Awards expanded globally and solicits applications

DuPont announces that its 2015 Safety and Sustainability Awards will be open to companies worldwide, rather than just those in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.


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The safety profession needs to be more shrill

A Harvard prof asks: What about safety as a “social movement”?
Robert G. Eccles, a professor of management practice at the Harvard Business School, didn’t mince words when he spoke at a sustainability and safety symposium


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Safety words to know – 2014 edition

These words keep surfacing at safety conferences, speeches, articles and conversations and paint a picture of the issues and trends important to the profession here in 2014: Value– as in, “What’s the value of having a safety professional around here?”


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Safety & health trends to watch

Kathy Seabrook, president of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), presented an overview of the top global safety and health trends to watch in 2014 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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Eliminate hidden hazards in consumer goods

WARNING: This Product May Contain a Chemical Known to the State of California to Cause Cancer or Birth Defects or Other Reproductive Harm.”


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Real estate market sees growing impact of indoor environments & sustainability

Today, salary and benefits are not the only drivers of employee satisfaction and engagement. In fact, employees’ indoor environment plays a significant role in fostering productivity, performance and wellness. Similarly, productive classroom environments have a major impact in cultivating effective learning and student achievement.


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EVENTS

Webinar

Leveraging Sustainability Initiatives to Benefit Your Community and Increase Compliance

9/30/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This webinar will review how General Motors' Sustainability initiatives are being leveraged to improve the community and the environment, create efficient energy programs, improve sustainability tracking, impact on processes and overall reporting and improve overall social, environmental and corporate sustainability.

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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

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

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