OSHA yesterday released a set of Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs intended to update its 1989-era program guidelines. The agency says the new guidelines address the needs of small- and medium-sized businesses and multi-employer workplaces and reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues.
As OSH professionals, we talk about incident rates, reportable injuries and illnesses, workers’ compensation losses, experience modifier rates, regulatory compliance standards and similar metrics. Our language is clear in our professional circles, yet it is often confusing to business managers and executives. Their language is finance (or dollars, for short).
The Career Center at the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo will provide a professional setting for those looking to start their careers, change positions and update their resume or to speak with representatives offering advice about certification and career counseling.
The National Safety Council follows the guidelines established by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. If you attend the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo, you are eligible to earn Continuing Education Units, Continuance of Certification and Certification Maintenance Credits.
James Wiedow, Corporate Environmental, Health & Safety Manager for Isolatek International of Stanhope, N.J., has been named the 2016 Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) by J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
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Today, the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) announced that its board of directors has appointed Lawrence "Larry" D. Sloan, CAE as the new CEO, effective October 17, 2016 to lead the largest national association dedicated to protecting worker health.