The Virginia Fire Chiefs Foundation’s “Best Practices in Fire Service Health and Safety Award” was presented to the Alexandria, VA, Fire Department last week during the 2016 Virginia Fire and Rescue Conference.
Leaders recognized for dedication to safety excellence
January 26, 2016
The National Safety Council has announced the 2016 CEOs Who “Get It,” presented annually to organizational leaders who demonstrate continued and outstanding dedication to employee safety and well-being both on and off the job.
ISO 45001, which sets requirements for occupational health and safety management systems, was inspired by OHSAS 18001, and is designed to help companies and organizations worldwide protect the health and safety of the people who work for them.
During ISHM’s annual board meeting, held Sept. 27, 2015, in Atlanta, Ga., Chairman of the Board was transferred from Randy Morton to John Principe III, whose term expires in 2017. Morton will continue to serve as the Immediate Past Chairman.
Terry Mathis, founder and CEO of ProAct Safety, asked for a call to action Monday, saying every safety program needs branding, which creates buy-in. He compared safety programs to sports teams and other visually recognizable brands such as Nike and Coca-Cola, which all have distinct logos.
At NSC on Monday, speaker Sam Smolik, SVP America Manufacturing and Refining Operations at LyondellBasell, offered some management advice he has learned over 40 years in the manufacturing business. He said he started at LyondellBasell when the company wasn’t in the best shape, but they have worked really hard to get where they are today.
Eight world class organizations share experiences and tips for implementing critical evaluation tool
September 28, 2015
The Campbell Institute – the National Safety Council center of excellence for environmental, health and safety management – released a white paper entitled Elevating EHS Leading Indicators: From defining to designing to provide employers with a road map for designing, implementing and evaluating leading indicators.
The safety professional aspiring to a higher position has an increased scope of authority that includes health and environmental exposures. This seminar explores the areas of activity outside of accident prevention for the safety professional ready to assume responsibility for the health and environmental challenges within their organization. Read More