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Big Whoop – Safety excellence awards

By Mike Williamsen Ph.D., CSP

Many private and public organizations publicize significant accomplishment of downstream safety measures, such as the reduction of injury rates. I am not fond of this recognition, but I do acknowledge that celebrating “an adequate number of injuries” seems to be a current weakness of our profession.


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ASSE recognizes three members as Fellows and Safety Educator of the Year

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The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has awarded three members, Gary Barnett of Ocean New Jersey, Thomas Cecich of Apex, North Carolina and Don Jones, Sr. from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Fellow Honor, its highest distinction, recognizing their lifetime of commitment to worker safety and their leadership in the occupational health and safety field.


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Five leadership essentials:Field presence; communication; feedback; accountability & benchmarking

By Steve Bowers CSP and Paul Colangelo STS, CHST
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Effective safety leadership can be the major differentiator between average and industry-leading safety performance.


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The acid test for commitments to safety

By Bob Veazie

 In watching many Commitment Based Safety meetings and how employees are reporting in on their contributions to their commitments for the last 24 hours there is something noteworthy going on. As we know, in a zero injury culture every employee manages his or her risks every day. 


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GSI Group surpasses four-year accident-free mark

By Noah Chandler
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In late April, GSI Group in Bremen, Alabama, celebrated a milestone not many workplaces can hang their hat on -- four years of accident-free work. Brigitte Whaley, HR Manager at GSI Group, said the company celebrated the achievement with lunch, door prizes and giveaways for the 100 staff members who made the achievement possible.


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ASSE offers revised edition of “Construction Safety and Management Engineering” Book

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The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world’s oldest professional safety organization, released the second edition of its popular “Construction Safety Management and Engineering” book with updated standards and technical issues in construction.


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Many of you need a “wake up call”

By Mike Smeaton
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A few weeks ago, SMG (Safety Marketing Group) held our 26th Annual Partnership Conference at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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MSA completes realignment of company structure

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MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) announced it has completed a legal realignment of the company


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What keeps mid-size biz owners up at night?

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The cost of health coverage and other employee benefits, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the level and volume of government regulations are cited as the top three concerns of midsized business owners


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When senior leaders get a dangerous “exemption”

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My name is Jason Swaim and I am a reader of your magazine. I read an article you wrote entitled "Leadership- The rest of the story.” The company I work for sent the whole company leadership, including myself, to "Dave Ramsey's Entre-Leadership program."


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Corporate Safety Management

9/15/14
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Corporate Safety Management provides a forum to share challenges, craft solutions, and implement the necessary skills to be successful in positioning safety in your organization.

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A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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